[ppml] Policy Proposal 2007-1 - Staff Assessment
woody at pch.net
Mon Apr 16 10:56:02 EDT 2007
On Mon, 16 Apr 2007, Kevin Kargel wrote:
> If it is just authentication why are we talking
> about limiting it to one method?
To the best of my knowledge, no one is. This proposal documents three
methods: mail-from, PGP, and X.509.
> I like the idea of having access to a
> method such as 'smtp from' as a fallback.
I think many people do. Moreover, there's an enormous legacy base of
people who may never (or may not for a very long time) change to any
cryptographic authentication method.
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