[rfc-i] Proposed way forwards on backward compatibility with v2

Dave Crocker dhc at dcrocker.net
Mon Feb 17 12:50:38 PST 2014


On 2/17/2014 11:39 AM, Paul Hoffman wrote:
> - Say that, if there is ever a v4 format, it is possible for the deprecated bits from v2 will be removed at that time.


As rfc2822 demonstrates, that model doesn't work.

And in this case it isn't appropriate to try.  There is nothing 'broken' 
in the current version.  There is merely the desire for some additional 
features.

d/

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Dave Crocker
Brandenburg InternetWorking
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