Re: Discontinuing DomainKeys support

From: SM <>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2011 17:54:10 -0800

Hi Murray,
At 11:13 11-03-2011, Murray S. Kucherawy wrote:
>I'd like to discuss the idea of discontinuing support for
>DomainKeys. I think the reasons are fairly obvious:
>- Its functionality is redundant to that of DKIM
>- Its status is "historic" while DKIM's is "proposed standard"
>- The longer people support it, the longer it will take to
>go away completely
>- The DK library for which we maintain hooks is buggy and
>won't be fixed anytime soon, but we get to deal with its problems
>- It complicates the code that generates
>Authentication-Results fields
>First: Do people concur?


>Second: If so, what sort of time window is appropriate here? 2.4.0
>(whenever it occurs, probably this summer), the first major release
>after October 1, the first major release after 2011, or something else?

It could go away in 2.4.0 as we have been discussing about removing
DomainKeys support since last year.

Received on Sun Mar 13 2011 - 01:56:25 PST

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