DomainKeys Identified Mail (DKIM) Signatures
RFC 4871

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Document history

Date Rev. By Action
2020-01-21
10 (System) Received changes through RFC Editor sync (added Verified Errata tag)
2017-05-16
10 (System) Changed document authors from "Miles Libbey, Michael Thomas, Mark Delany" to "Miles Libbey, Michael Thomas, Mark Delany, Eric Allman, Jon Callas, Jim Fenton"
2015-10-14
10 (System) Notify list changed from dkim-chairs@ietf.org to (None)
2012-08-22
10 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Cullen Jennings
2012-08-22
10 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Lisa Dusseault
2012-08-22
10 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the No Objection position for Bill Fenner
2012-08-22
10 (System) post-migration administrative database adjustment to the Yes position for Sam Hartman
2011-05-04
(System) Posted related IPR disclosure: Yahoo! Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to RFC 4871 and draft-ietf-dkim-rfc4871bis-09
2008-01-28
(System) Posted related IPR disclosure: Yahoo! Inc.'s Statement about IPR related to RFC 4871
2007-05-28
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Published from RFC Ed Queue by Amy Vezza
2007-05-28
10 Amy Vezza [Note]: 'RFC 4871' added by Amy Vezza
2007-05-22
10 (System) RFC published
2007-03-15
10 (System) IANA Action state changed to RFC-Ed-Ack from Waiting on RFC Editor
2007-03-15
10 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on RFC Editor from In Progress
2007-03-13
10 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress from Waiting on Authors
2007-03-12
10 (System) IANA Action state changed to Waiting on Authors from In Progress
2007-02-26
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to RFC Ed Queue from Approved-announcement sent by Amy Vezza
2007-02-22
10 (System) IANA Action state changed to In Progress
2007-02-21
10 Amy Vezza IESG state changed to Approved-announcement sent
2007-02-21
10 Amy Vezza IESG has approved the document
2007-02-21
10 Amy Vezza Closed "Approve" ballot
2007-02-20
10 Russ Housley State Changes to Approved-announcement to be sent from IESG Evaluation::AD Followup by Russ Housley
2007-02-20
10 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] Position for Cullen Jennings has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Cullen Jennings
2007-02-20
10 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-10.txt
2007-02-15
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
Taking over one of Lisa's discuss items - Want to add some text to say that if you have some valid signatures, and …
2007-02-15
10 Lisa Dusseault [Ballot Position Update] Position for Lisa Dusseault has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Lisa Dusseault
2007-02-13
10 Cullen Jennings [Ballot comment]
2007-02-13
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
The advice on which canonical form to use or to add a l= or not is still pretty hard for an implementor to …
2007-02-13
09 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-09.txt
2007-02-06
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot comment]
When using the relaxed algorithm, is there an ascii art attack? Something like I send you an email with "a b c d", …
2007-02-06
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
I have not completed review of 08 version but I said I would get some comments out today so I am trying to …
2007-01-28
10 Sam Hartman
[Ballot comment]
I think this specification is an important step in exploring how to
deal with unwanted email.  I'm not sure how that exploration will …
2007-01-28
10 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] Position for Sam Hartman has been changed to Yes from Discuss by Sam Hartman
2007-01-24
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
I have not completed review of 08 version but I said I would get some comments out today so I am trying to …
2007-01-24
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
I really like the new section 5.4.1 - Thank you. I would like it to recommend a canonical form. I also think that …
2007-01-24
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
I really like the new section 5.4.1 - Thank you. I would like it to recommend a canonical form. I also think that …
2007-01-24
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot comment]
When using the relaxed algorithm, is there an ascii art attack? Something like I send you an email with "a b c d", …
2007-01-19
10 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2007-01-19
08 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-08.txt
2007-01-11
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from IESG Evaluation by Amy Vezza
2007-01-11
10 (System) [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded for Jon Peterson by IESG Secretary
2007-01-11
10 Jari Arkko [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Jari Arkko
2007-01-10
10 David Kessens
[Ballot comment]
I agree with most of Ted's comments.

In particular, I cannot ballot a NoObjection in a situation where
the protocol designers decided to …
2007-01-10
10 David Kessens [Ballot Position Update] New position, Abstain, has been recorded by David Kessens
2007-01-09
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to IESG Evaluation from IESG Evaluation - Defer by Amy Vezza
2007-01-06
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot discuss]
The security section needs to analyze the threats that have been identified and explain if they are easy attacks or not and what …
2007-01-06
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot comment]
I have worked through most of these comments with one of the authors so I hope folks can understand them but I could …
2007-01-05
10 Ted Hardie
[Ballot comment]
Very fundamentally, the number of combinations permitted by the specification is too high to expect a broadly interoperable email service using this mechanism …
2007-01-05
10 Ted Hardie [Ballot Position Update] New position, Abstain, has been recorded by Ted Hardie
2007-01-04
10 Lisa Dusseault
[Ballot discuss]
Fundamentally, this proposed standard has too much flexibility and not enough guidance for either signers or verifiers.  The basic algorithms for signing and …
2006-12-14
10 Sam Hartman
[Ballot discuss]
[These may well be addressed in the diffs sitting in my mailbox]

Doug Otis raised a concern in last call that allowing the …
2006-12-14
10 Sam Hartman [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Sam Hartman
2006-12-14
10 Bill Fenner
[Ballot comment]
The NON-NORMATIVE DISCUSSION POINT for g= actually seems like something that should be resolved, but perhaps it's OK since there probably aren't many …
2006-12-14
10 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] Position for Bill Fenner has been changed to No Objection from Discuss by Bill Fenner
2006-12-14
10 Cullen Jennings [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Cullen Jennings
2006-12-14
10 Cullen Jennings
[Ballot comment]
I was sort of surprised to see this still  on the ballot for this meeting given the discussion and lack of changes between …
2006-12-14
10 Bill Fenner
[Ballot comment]
The NON-NORMATIVE DISCUSSION POINT for g= actually seems like something that should be resolved, but perhaps it's OK since there probably aren't many …
2006-12-14
10 Bill Fenner
[Ballot discuss]
The following ABNF:

  key-s-tag        = %x73 [FWS] "=" [FWS] key-s-tag-type
                  …
2006-12-14
10 Ted Hardie State Changes to IESG Evaluation - Defer from IESG Evaluation by Ted Hardie
2006-12-13
10 Bill Fenner [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Bill Fenner
2006-12-13
10 Lisa Dusseault
[Ballot discuss]
Fundamentally, this proposed standard has too much flexibility and not enough guidance for either signers or verifiers.  The basic algorithms for signing and …
2006-12-13
10 Lisa Dusseault [Ballot Position Update] New position, Discuss, has been recorded by Lisa Dusseault
2006-12-13
10 Mark Townsley [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Mark Townsley
2006-12-11
10 Ross Callon [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Ross Callon
2006-12-11
10 Lars Eggert [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Lars Eggert
2006-12-11
10 Lars Eggert
[Ballot comment]
Appendix A., paragraph 9:
>    Received: from dsl-10.2.3.4.football.example.com  [10.2.3.4]

  Should use 192.0.2.0/24 - the block assigned as "TEST-NET" for use …
2006-12-08
10 Brian Carpenter
[Ballot comment]
6.2  Communicate Verification Results

  Verifiers wishing to communicate the results of verification to other
  parts of the mail system may do …
2006-12-08
10 Brian Carpenter [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Brian Carpenter
2006-12-05
10 Russ Housley State Changes to IESG Evaluation from Waiting for AD Go-Ahead by Russ Housley
2006-12-05
10 Russ Housley [Ballot Position Update] New position, Yes, has been recorded for Russ Housley
2006-12-05
10 Russ Housley Ballot has been issued by Russ Housley
2006-12-05
07 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-07.txt
2006-11-27
10 Russ Housley Telechat date was changed to 2006-12-14 from 2006-11-30 by Russ Housley
2006-11-25
10 Samuel Weiler Request for Last Call review by SECDIR Completed. Reviewer: Rob Austein.
2006-11-23
10 Dan Romascanu [Ballot Position Update] New position, No Objection, has been recorded by Dan Romascanu
2006-11-23
10 Dan Romascanu Created "Approve" ballot
2006-11-13
10 Russ Housley Telechat date was changed to 2006-11-30 from 2006-11-16 by Russ Housley
2006-11-08
10 (System) Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Rob Austein
2006-11-08
10 (System) Request for Last Call review by SECDIR is assigned to Rob Austein
2006-11-07
10 (System) State has been changed to Waiting for AD Go-Ahead from In Last Call by system
2006-10-25
10 Bill Fenner The downref to RFC3447 was previously Last Called so is OK here.
2006-10-24
10 Amy Vezza Last call sent
2006-10-24
10 Amy Vezza State Changes to In Last Call from Last Call Requested by Amy Vezza
2006-10-23
10 Russ Housley Placed on agenda for telechat - 2006-11-16 by Russ Housley
2006-10-23
10 Russ Housley State Changes to Last Call Requested from AD Evaluation::AD Followup by Russ Housley
2006-10-23
10 Russ Housley Last Call was requested by Russ Housley
2006-10-23
10 (System) Ballot writeup text was added
2006-10-23
10 (System) Last call text was added
2006-10-23
10 (System) Ballot approval text was added
2006-10-22
10 (System) Sub state has been changed to AD Follow up from New Id Needed
2006-10-22
06 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-06.txt
2006-10-19
10 Russ Housley State Changes to AD Evaluation::Revised ID Needed from AD Evaluation by Russ Housley
2006-09-18
10 Russ Housley State Changes to AD Evaluation from Publication Requested by Russ Housley
2006-09-18
10 Russ Housley Draft Added by Russ Housley in state Publication Requested
2006-08-24
05 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-05.txt
2006-07-17
04 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-04.txt
2006-06-28
03 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-03.txt
2006-06-06
(System) Posted related IPR disclosure: Yahoo! Inc.'s statement about IPR claimed in draft-ietf-dkim-base-02.txt
2006-05-25
02 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-02.txt
2006-04-14
01 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-01.txt
2006-02-06
(System) Posted related IPR disclosure: Yahoo! Inc.'s statement about IPR claimed in draft-ietf-dkim-base-00.txt
2006-02-03
00 (System) New version available: draft-ietf-dkim-base-00.txt