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

Ben Cooksley bcooksley at kde.org
Fri Dec 4 20:06:54 UTC 2015


On Sat, Dec 5, 2015 at 8:51 AM, Ingo Klöcker <kloecker at kde.org> wrote:
> 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?

Yes, it is a modification to the message body.

>
>
> Regards,
> Ingo

Regards,
Ben

>
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