Sloppy error checking in MS code
res at ausics.net
Sat Dec 16 21:59:22 GMT 2006
On Sat, 16 Dec 2006, Richard Lynch wrote:
> I doubt anything would quiet them.
> Axiom: If one is looking for fault one will find it. Corollary: You will find
> whatever you are looking for.
> It's not necessary to check every possible failure just the important ones or
> the ones you want to handle. The question becomes "Does MS check enough of
> them?". I don't know the code so I can't say. I can, however, say this.
> 1) MS protects over 1 billion messages a day (from the web page).
> 2) We use it to process approx 2 million messages a day.
> 3) We have had little to no problems with MS.
> For us the answer to the question is, yes, MS checks enough of them,
and the only problem we've ever had with MS, was not MS, but spamassasin
(more directly: dcc laaaaaaggggg)
On this note I'd like to wish all of you a Merry Christmas, and we can
rest peacefully (or drink constantly :P) this festive season knowing our
own and our clients Emails are well protected.
"Just a world that we all must share, it's not enough just to stand and
stare, is it only a dream that there'll be no more turning away" - Floyd
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