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Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Apr 29 21:52:47 IST 2003

At 21:42 29/04/2003, you wrote:
>FWIW The main argument I hear for moving to a commercial product is the
>'content filtering' that some of the commercial products claim to do.
>The main reasons for this being HR & legal related (not just porn but
>also profanity, and prevention of information leakage - quite how that
>could be achieved with any degree or certainty). I know all about the
>striphtml action, but that alone isn't seen as being enough.  The other
>'essential requirement' of a content filtering is detailed reporting.

General content filtering (be it for reporting or replacement) is one of my
next big things to implement. Then writing a simple keyword-spotter will be
dead easy.

As for the detailed reporting, that will come with a keyword-spotting
content filter.
Julian Field
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