[Mailman-Developers] Mailman headers (was Re: New RFC on using DKIM with MLMs)
Stephen J. Turnbull
stephen at xemacs.org
Sat Oct 29 12:31:01 CEST 2011
Murray S. Kucherawy writes:
> So your perspective is "why bother [distinguishing List-Agent from
> User-Agent]", basically?
If you put it that way, yes. There sure does need to be a reason to
> That's fair, I guess, but at the same time, what's the harm in
> making the distinction?
Maybe there is no distinction to be made, in which case making an
artificial distinction is creating confusion where there was none
Eg, I can just see someone arguing that when Mailman generates a
message (a rejection, a password reminder, whatever) it's a
User-Agent, while when it simply relays it's a List-Agent.
> If for some reason something down the road wants to indicate the
> two separately, this would make it easy.
Let that "something" write the RFC, then, when it's got a reason for
increasing congestion of the namespace.
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