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Re: spam blocking engine
- To: misc_(_at_)_cvs_(_dot_)_openbsd_(_dot_)_org
- Subject: Re: spam blocking engine
- From: Marcus Watts <mdw_(_at_)_umich_(_dot_)_edu>
- Date: Thu, 19 Dec 2002 04:21:50 -0500
"Alexander C.H. Lorenz" <alexander_(_dot_)_lorenz_(_at_)_x-warp_(_dot_)_net> writes:
> We prefer postfix with spam-assasign, this mark the emails with an
> header and and inline in the body, u can it see here in the list.
does a nice job of detecting spam and making it possible to ignore it.
Problem is, sweeping it under the carpet doesn't discourage more from
showing up. There's also
which might be slightly more efficient since it's a C program not
perl. Both of these can afford to be more aggressive since they work
on an individual basis and don't actually delete mail without the
I think both Theo and I want to do something that actually makes life
harder for spammers. Theo is willing to spend more resources to make
life more painful for open relays. I haven't got those resources, and
think there's too much spam that gets to machines I administer other ways,
so I want cheaper ways that kill more spam messages faster.
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