spam: was Re: pine
janina at rednote.net
Wed Feb 16 13:59:37 EST 2005
Ah, Gregory, you did not read me correctly. I never said what you said I
I was far more specific than that. You seem to have heard the first part
of my compound statement and missed the second part.
Gregory Nowak writes:
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> Actually, cutting spam at the smtp level means rejecting the mail
> from any time after the "mail From" line, to after the end of the
> "data" portion of the message. Spam rejected at the smtp level doesn't
> even make it into the delivery queue, let alone into any folders.
> As for calling sendmail the leader in mail delivery, by looking at
> I am under the impression that qmail seems to be the leader in mail
> delivery, and I have never seen the same claims that are being made
> about qmail being also made about sendmail. Then again, I haven't
> exactly searched the web for such claims regarding sendmail either.
> On Wed, Feb 16, 2005 at 10:40:02AM -0500, Janina Sajka wrote:
> > Let me clarify:
> > I use spamassassin as mail arrives smtp.
> > When I say I must first receive, I'm talking about it coming in over the
> > wire. I never actually see it in mutt, until I go looking at it on
> > purpose. It doesn't get in way whatsoever, but I could imagine it would
> > still be a problem on a dial up connection where choking the bandwidth
> > would be of concern.
> > PS: I use sendmail. I figure, "stick with the leader that delivers 90%
> > of the mail to the Fortune 1000."
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