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Re: [ietf-smtp] Draft for compressing SMTP streams

2016-08-19 17:21:48
On 8/19/2016 3:14 PM, Brandon Long wrote:
if we switch to generating cte:binary messages and signing them, or
accepting such messages, how do we forward them to hosts that don't
handle them?

I believe that's the sort of issue that motivated the CTE choices for DKIM, however unfortunate.

And that doesn't include what happens downstream with POP/IMAP clients
as well, in our testing many of them didn't handle binary attachments
well either.

Just amazing how much a few decades of legacy baggage can weigh, isn't it...?


  Dave Crocker
  Brandenburg InternetWorking

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