RE: SPF support in opendkim?

From: Murray S. Kucherawy <>
Date: Thu, 11 Aug 2011 14:31:24 -0700

> -----Original Message-----
> From: [] On Behalf Of Steve Fatula
> Sent: Thursday, August 11, 2011 11:57 AM
> To: Opendkim
> Subject: SPF support in opendkim?
> I wish that opendkim would also support SPF checking as well as it does
> dkim. Seems much simpler, but, it is effective in cases where dkim has
> weaknesses, they complement each other. We use postfix, and it would
> simply be nice to have one piece of software where the authentication
> results are done. More efficient as well. Having many milters, policy
> checkers, etc, makes things a little harder to manage and provides less
> throughput.
> Didn't see any discussion of this in the list, so, just asking! I know,
> the name is opendkim...

There are also people (like me) who prefer to keep them in separate filters. If one crashes, you still get the benefits of the other, for example.

It's also a question of who will do the work. I have my hands full keeping this package current and evolving without bolting on an entirely new protocol mechanism with all of its dependencies, nuances and features. Are you offering to maintain it? :-)
Received on Thu Aug 11 2011 - 21:31:32 PST

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