Accept spam from

Julian Field jkf at
Thu Jun 20 13:55:01 IST 2002

At 12:21 20/06/2002, you wrote:
>On Tue, 18 Jun 2002 21:12:11 +0100, you wrote:
> >>Accept Spam From = 152.78.
> >>Accept Spam From = 139.166.
> >>
> >>These are not commented out like some of the other examples in the file.
> >>Does that mean there is some reason to leave them in, rather than
> >>removing them or changing them to our own addresses?
> >
> >These are the 2 class B nets we have in Southampton. Feel free to comment
> >out both lines or replace them.
>I presume anything coming from those ranges and is tagged as spam should
>be considered a false positive. And leaving these ranges in the conf
>eliminates those false positives. :-)

Yes, the basic idea is that your own network shouldn't generate any spam
(assuming you're not a spammer!) and so you shouldn't mark any internal
mail as spam.
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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