On 2/18/02 7:21 AM, "Jay R. Ashworth" firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
All it takes is code. Volunteering? (grin)
Because there's not a sufficiently strong method of authenticating that the person trying to change the address is actually the *user*?
So we get back to the core of the problem: until we get true authenticatable e-mail addresses, everything we do is fingers in the dike. And even then, I've had some long, technical dialogs with my elder gods of e-mail that have convinced me that even a fully-implemented public-key auth system won't solve all of the problems...
And I have only ten fingers, and ten toes.