feature request - FW: Just the notification for spam?
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Wed Jan 21 23:06:34 GMT 2004
At 22:35 21/01/2004, you wrote:
> > > So the summary of all this is
> > > "Yes, I would like it in MailScanner".
> > > Correct?
> > LOL. :-)
> > Yes, please? Where's your wishlist on Amazon again???
>Cool, instead of taking away the load we are now letting MS spam the
You don't have to use the feature, I personally doubt many sites will use
it. But Trever appears to present a strong case for needing it, and it
won't have any impact on the speed or reliability of MailScanner. And I'm
prepared to implement it.
One setup where it might be useful is in schools, where you have a duty of
care to protect your users from seeing various of the nastier types of
spam. The "attachment" facility is useless here, as the recipients can
still see the original message. But you don't want to use "store" as then a
teacher has to scan every message for false positives. Instead, I can
imagine a system where clicking on a link in the "notify" message would
forward a request to a teacher that a child had requested a spam message.
It is then up to the teacher to allow/deny the child access to that
message. Effectively spam viewing with authorisation from a teacher.
I am sure there are other scenarios that might use this.
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