Patchwork gets confused about authorship

Jonathan Nieder jrnieder at
Fri May 21 05:39:43 AEST 2021

Hi Konstantin,

Konstantin Ryabitsev wrote:
> On Thu, May 20, 2021 at 09:04:43PM +0200, Yann E. MORIN wrote:

>> Ah, but this is required when the sender is from a domain with DMARC
>> with a Reject or Quarantine policy, and the recipient server checks that
>> setting.
> It's only required if there is no DKIM signature on the original message (see
> my musings on this subject here:
> )
> If there is no DKIM signature on the original mail, then yes, the DMARC
> verification server is supposed to perform an "alignment check" to make sure
> that the envelope-from domain matches the in-header From: domain.
>             A much better solution is to have everyone properly DKIM-sign
> their outgoing mail. :)

I just wanted to thank you for this.  I remember when DMARC+SPF broke
the mailing list ecosystem, and I had no idea that increased adoption
of DKIM is going to allow un-breaking it.  That little glimmer of hope
was a great addition to my day.


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