Opened 2 years ago

Last modified 10 months ago

#72 assigned enhancement

Remove absolute requirement for p= tag in DMARC record

Reported by: scott@… Owned by: todd.herr@…
Priority: minor Milestone: Deliverable #3 (changes to DMARC base spec + DMARC Usage Guide
Component: dmarc-bis Version:
Severity: - Keywords:
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Description

As mentioned in the discussion about Ticket #49, I think we should go even further and make p= optional.

https://mailarchive.ietf.org/arch/msg/dmarc/B7tPRrwQ2oC1iBdK0OvZ8kGo1zI/

Change History (8)

comment:1 Changed 17 months ago by todd.herr@…

  • Owner set to todd.herr@…
  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:2 Changed 17 months ago by todd.herr@…

  • Status changed from assigned to started

comment:3 Changed 17 months ago by todd.herr@…

Diff as follows:

--- a/draft-ietf-dmarc-dmarcbis.md
+++ b/draft-ietf-dmarc-dmarcbis.md
@@ -728,14 +728,15 @@ alphabetic characters shown in the list.
        reporting is described in [@!RFC6652].
 
 p:
-:   Requested Mail Receiver policy (plain-text; REQUIRED for policy
+:   Requested Mail Receiver policy (plain-text; RECOMMENDED for policy
 records).  Indicates the policy to be enacted by the Receiver at
 the request of the Domain Owner.  Policy applies to the domain
 queried and to subdomains, unless subdomain policy is explicitly
-described using the "sp" tag.  This tag is mandatory for policy
-records only, but not for third-party reporting records (as discussed
-in the document(s) that discuss DMARC reporting in more detail). Possible
-values are as follows:
+described using the "sp" tag.  This tag is applicable for policy
+records only, and has no meaning for third-party reporting records 
+(as discussed in the document(s) that discuss DMARC reporting in more 
+detail). If the tag is not present in a policy record, it is assumed to
+be "p=none" as per (#policy-discovery). Possible values are as follows:

comment:4 Changed 17 months ago by todd.herr@…

  • Resolution set to fixed
  • Status changed from started to closed

Changes pushed to github and merged to main branch.

comment:5 Changed 16 months ago by todd.herr@…

  • Resolution fixed deleted
  • Status changed from closed to new

comment:6 Changed 16 months ago by todd.herr@…

  • Status changed from new to assigned

comment:7 Changed 16 months ago by todd.herr@…

  • Status changed from assigned to infoneeded

comment:8 Changed 10 months ago by todd.herr@…

  • Milestone set to Deliverable #3 (changes to DMARC base spec + DMARC Usage Guide
  • Status changed from infoneeded to assigned
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