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Re: FW: I-D Action: draft-kucherawy-received-state-00.txt

2012-01-09 23:28:27

But since you're the second person to mention that, I guess some
wordsmithing is in order to make that clear.

In that case, suggest changing the OPTIONAL to something like "RECOMMENDED
if the message has been held."

Other nits: if this is really about deliberate delays, I'd suggest
using a term like "queued" or "delay" or "hold" rather than "state".
I can think of states that might be interesting but don't involve a
delay, e.g. characterized as spam, or downcoded from 8 bits to 6 bits.

Also, it might be a good idea to have a state name for no delay, e.g
"queued none", both for the benefit of dorky software that always wants
to put the same set of clauses in its Received: headers, and to provide
an explicit way to say hey, this delay wasn't my idea.