OpenPGP data in the CERT RR
jas at extundo.com
Tue Aug 6 15:25:01 CEST 2002
"John A. Martin" <jam at jamux.com> writes:
>>>>>> "Simon" == Simon Josefsson
>>>>>> "OpenPGP data in the CERT RR"
>>>>>> Mon, 05 Aug 2002 17:46:40 +0200
> Simon> 2.2 E-mail Based RR Owner Name
> Simon> .... where the
> Simon> client is expected to have the e-mail address (extracted
> Simon> from the From: header). Thus the OpenPGP data should be
> Simon> published under the standard translation of the e-mail
> Simon> address(es) used in the RFC 2822 envelope of OpenPGP
> Simon> messages.
> 1. The distinction or connection between header From: and the envelope
> ("envelope sender" taken from the SMTP MAIL command?) seems unclear
> or confusing.
I used "envelope" loosely to mean the RFC 2822 headers, but I agree
the term "envelope" is confusing, I'll try to reword it.
> 2. Is it wise to use either header-sender or envelope-sender
> information? They often differ and are both subject to being
> rewritten between the the originating sender and the ultimate
Header-sender ("From:") shouldn't be rewritten, I think, and is a
suitable guess. SMTP envelope sender is pretty useless, yes.
Thanks for your comments.
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