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From: Mark Nottingham <mnot@mnot.net>
Date: Sun, 27 Mar 2011 10:23:12 +0200
Cc: ietf-http-wg@w3.org
Message-Id: <EA2A95C4-A707-4C25-95EC-EF219DA908F0@mnot.net>
To: dcrocker@bbiw.net
Thanks, Dave. I can set aside some time in HTTPbis on Thursday for a HTTP-specific discussion as well, if you'd like


On 26/03/2011, at 11:23 AM, Dave CROCKER wrote:

> Folks,
> Dobrư den!
> I have gotten some queries about the possibility of applying DKIM to the task of validating web content, along the lines of:  draft-burke-content-signature.
> In fact, I had already been pursuing specifications that are likely to satisfy your requirements.  The basic specification is called DOSETA and the tailored use of it is called MIMEAUTH.
> DKIM itself has very specific semantics and is tied to email.  On the other hand, DKIM has some underlying technical components that do seem amenable to re-use for other application services, such as this one.
> We've specified this as some generic protocol component, with an example use called MIMEAUTH that appears to provide the service you need.
> I'll be summarizing the details at the Monday morning IETF AppsArea session.  A copy of the slides is attached.
> d/
> -- 
>  Dave Crocker
>  Brandenburg InternetWorking
>  bbiw.net

Mark Nottingham   http://www.mnot.net/
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