Sophos and Corrupt Files

John Rudd jrudd at UCSC.EDU
Wed Feb 5 22:24:10 GMT 2003

> From: Julian Field <mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
> I would hope Sophos and I are in a position to be able to help each other.

They may consider you to be competition, though.  When we were getting
together our anti-virus solution this time last year, they said "buy
SAVI from us, and we'll give our mail gateway for it for free".  But,
instead, we went with mailscanner.  It wasn't a loss for them in our
case, because they would have been giving it to us for free ... but
how many sales for their mail gateway have they lost because you have
a free thing in a similar market niche?  (and theirs might not do spam

That might be why they're not very helpful to you.

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