[kde-community] [RFC] Changing our mailing lists to be DMARC compliant

Ingo Klöcker kloecker at kde.org
Fri Dec 4 19:51:34 UTC 2015


On Saturday 05 December 2015 08:00:31 Ben Cooksley wrote:
> Hi all,
> 
> As you may be aware, mail providers globally are slowly beginning to
> enforce a new email authentication standard known as DMARC. Please see
> https://dmarc.org/overview/ for more information on it.
> 
> To ensure people are able to subscribe to, send mail to, and be able
> to read all mail they receive from our mailing lists we will need to
> make some changes. If we do not act, then legitimate mail may end up
> being bounced or placed in the spam folder by providers (which could
> also lead to people being removed from mailing lists by Mailman, in
> addition to mails being missed)
> 
> In short, we will need to cease altering the subject and bodies of
> mails. Other than HTML stripping, kde-core-devel is already compliant
> in this regard.
> 
> Any objections or comments on this?

Hmm. Does this mean that we will have to stop adding the mailing list 
information footer?


Regards,
Ingo
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