News about forthcoming new version

Mitchell D. Sheean msheean at IDMICRO.COM
Wed Sep 26 17:50:38 IST 2001

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----- Original Message -----
From: "Julian Field" <jkf at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
Sent: Wednesday, September 26, 2001 8:54 AM
Subject: News about forthcoming new version

> I will hopefully release version 2.50 in the next couple of weeks or so.
> New features will be:
>         - Timeout on virus scanner
>         - Timeout on TNEF decoder
>           (To protect against Denial Of Service attacks)
>         - Sorting incoming mail queue by date
>           (So if there are more messages in the queue than can be scanned
at one
> go, the oldest messages are scanned first, most recent last)
>         - Ability to switch off virus scanning
>           (A couple of people have asked for this, not sure why :-)
> I am not aware of any of the commercial packages which handle denial of
> service attacks at all well :(
> So this should be a feature where I beat the commercial packages hands
down :)
> More importantly, it should reduce the amount of maintenance you have to
> still further.
> --
> Julian Field                Teaching Systems Manager
> jkf at         Dept. of Electronics & Computer Science
> Tel. 023 8059 2817          University of Southampton
>                              Southampton SO17 1BJ

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