Julian Field mailscanner at ecs.soton.ac.uk
Wed Feb 26 21:49:00 GMT 2003

At 17:41 26/02/2003, you wrote:
>I was debating with someone on another list about the differences between
>some multi-thousand dollar spam-filtering software and
>Here was one of his comments.
>         Two pieces of S/MIME goodness:
>         - block/quarantine any messages sent using S/MIME to a particular
> domain or domains (e.g. encrypted mail from   joe at microsoft.com to
> jane at lotus.com)
>         - block/quarantine any messages NOT sent using S/MIME (e.g. mail
> from billg at microsoft.com to some_lawyer at biglaw.com)
>         These features alone are worth the cost for many enterprises,
> where fear of legal hassles often outweighs purchase and maintenance costs.
>Might be a worthy feature.  Let me know if it's possible so I can continue
>my argument.  Thanks.

I wonder how many of his "multi-thousand dollar spam-filtering software"
packages would have been able to deliver his new favourite features in
about 3 1/2 hours?
(I posted tested patches to Steve off-list a while ago)
Julian Field
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