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Re: Bug#764890: ITP: dk-filter - DomainKeys for Sendmail/SMTP (RFC-4870)

On October 12, 2014 7:18:48 AM EDT, Andrei POPESCU <andreimpopescu@gmail.com> wrote:
>Control: reassign -1 wnpp
>Control: owner -1 Carlos Gili <cgili@goliath-la.com>
>On Sb, 11 oct 14, 17:46:50, Carlos Gili wrote:
>> Package: dk-filter
>> Priority: whishlist
>> Section: mail
>> Original-Maintainer: Mike Markley <mike@markley.org>
>> Description: DomainKeys for Sendmail/SMTP
>>  Implements a Sendmail/SMTP Mail Filter (Milter) for the
>>  DomainKeys standard (RFC-4870). DomainKeys provides a way
>>  for authorized sender mail servers from an specific Domain
>>  to confirm their identity when sending email by adding a
>>  cryptographic signature to the headers of the message. The
>>  dk-filter implements both DomainKeys signing and verification.
>>  .
>> Currently, both DKIM (OpenDKIM) and DomainKeys together with SPF
>> are requested by servers such as Hotmail or Yahoo to ensure that
>> the mail is not forged (spam), otherwise your mail gets send to
>> spam folder most of the time, unless you are an already KNOWN
>> domain server.
>> The binary .deb file for amd64 is ready to be uploaded, the i386
>> and source ones will take a little since I'm integrating with GIT,
>> and creating a Virtual environment to compile on 32bits, also I'm
>> preparing a repository for several things.

No.  DomainKeys is dead. Only DKIM is used. 

dk-filter was buggy and long dead upstream when it was removed. There's no need for this in 2014.

Please don't re-introduce this into the archive.

Scott K

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