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Julian Field jkf at
Mon Jun 17 14:52:02 IST 2002

At 14:38 17/06/2002, you wrote:
>Can I get the "regular" SpamAssassin headers and comments ?

No, not very easily. This involves really messing around with the message,
which slows everything down and confuses most users anyway.

>One more question : before trying to use MailScanner / SpamAssassin, I had
>quite a lot of filtering rules (headers consistency, RBL, some virus
>signature checking, address ans domain lookups, etc...). I guess that I
>should disable them since MailScanner/SpamAssassin are doing pretty much
>the same job and as two sendmail are running all checks will be redundant.
>Am I right ?

The only advantage of having sendmail do them is that it can reject the
message a lot "earlier" than MailScanner and SpamAssassin.
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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