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Mailing List Manager (MLM) Transformations

Document Type Expired Internet-Draft (individual)
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Author Alessandro Vesely
Last updated 2024-02-29 (Latest revision 2023-08-28)
Replaces draft-dmarc-vesely-mlm-transform
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The widespread adoption of Domain-based Message Authentication, Reporting, and Conformance (DMARC) led Mailing List Managers (MLM) to rewrite the From: header field as a workaround. This document proposes a methods to to revert MLM transformations, in order to restore the original From: line after reception. The method only works with some MLMs and some signing patterns.


Alessandro Vesely

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