Suggestion: option to spam check blacklisted spam

Philip Hachey PHachey at CITY.CORNWALL.ON.CA
Tue Jul 19 21:01:12 IST 2005

I suggest adding a rule to MailScanner.conf, such as:

# Should spam checks (RBLs, SpamAssassin, etc) be performed
# on spam that is blacklisted (treated by "Is Definitely Spam")?
# Settings interact in the following manner:
Is Definitely Spam Definite Spam Is High Scoring Check Definite Spam
no (irrelevant) (irrelevant) as appropriate
yes yes (irrelevant) HIGH SPAM
yes no no REGULAR SPAM
yes no yes HIGH SPAM if high-scoring, otherwise REGULAR SPAM
# In other words, marking this as "yes" means that "definite spam"
# that is NOT automatically treated as high scoring is still
# checked as normal to determine if it is high scoring spam.
# This can also be the filename of a ruleset.
Check Definite Spam = %rules-dir%/spam.blacklist.check.rules

Philip Hachey
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