Stephan Kulow coolo at
Sun Aug 18 19:22:42 BST 2002

On Sunday 18 August 2002 19:20, Rob Kaper wrote:
> On Sun, Aug 18, 2002 at 12:33:45PM +0200, Stephan Kulow wrote:
> > With the new hardware I thought I try spamassassin running before the
> > mail queue. Right now no mail is rejected, just labeled (quite obvious as
> > spamassassin changes subject and body :), but I'm planning to reject
> > after a month when we see no problems with it.
> I see one: unless you set the treshold very high (causing many spam mails
> to pass without problems), there is a risk of some legit mail to get lost.
> Spamassassin is most useful when the receipient can update his or her
> whitelist, so that verified senders are okay'ed and the treshold can be
> lowered over time.
> I'd rather not see a filter in place where I cannot edit the treshold or
> whitelist.

Actually there already is. And in no way legit mail is get lost, it's just
not accepted, meaning the sender gets a bounce mail.

Greetings, Stephan

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