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Re: [ietf-smtp] Curious, with this now being associated to emailcore, should list name change?

2020-07-19 12:46:47
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<ce227a65-05f8-4b3a-b464-5720cd39fc3b(_at_)gulbrandsen(_dot_)priv(_dot_)no> you 
write:
On Sunday 19 July 2020 16:43:57 CEST, John Levine wrote:
Adding new names to the registry requires expert review and I expect
the expert would be sceptical of proposed names that were a lot longer
than the existing ones. I don't see any over 35 characters which seems
reasonable.

My personal server currently has 559 field names longer than that. The 25 
worst offenders:

X-Offlineimap-X706593913-6d61646475636b2e6e6574-494e424f582e647261667473
X-Gemstorm-Computing-T/A-The-It-Company-Mailscanner-Information
...

Right, that's what I meant when I said that no matter what the specs say,
we have to defend against junk.  Those don't look particularly spammy,
just clueless, but we have to deal with them anyway.

R's,
John

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