[dmarc-discuss] On making suggestions for changes

Murray Kucherawy msk at fb.com
Mon Jun 25 10:54:41 PDT 2012


On 6/25/12 10:24 AM, "Dave Crocker" <dhc at dcrocker.net> wrote:

>    As such, any proposal should provide a basis for believing that the
>change will be highly useful AND a basis for making that assertion.

I would add that such proposals need to include some threat analysis of
how the extension could be abused.  The "hole" thus created can't offset
the utility of the proposal, or the idea is not worth pursuing.

>
>This sort of requirement is what distinguishes an engineering standards
>discussion from a more abstract intellectual/academic pursuit.  The
>latter are entirely valid, but it's important not to confuse the two.

+1

-MSK
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