Performance discussion

Steve Freegard steve.freegard at
Thu Apr 19 11:04:55 IST 2007

Hi Erik,

Erik van der Leun wrote:
> Hi,
> In my MailScanner setup, I use several addons like DCC, Pyzor, Razor, 
> OCRText, Spamassassin-rulesdujour, Spamhaus lists, etc...
> I heard about FuzzyOCR's way of not continuing to detect several 
> properties of an email, if the total SA score is high enough already.
> I can imagine it would be an interesting additional /*optional*/ feature 
> for MailScanner, if MailScanner could stop further tests if let's say
> the High Scoring Spam threshold already is passed?
> I at least would be very interested in this...

You won't have too long to wait then... when SpamAssassin 3.2 is 
released it contains a plug-in called 'Shortcircuit' that allows it to 
skip further tests if a specific set to rules are triggered and 
immediately return spam or ham results.

Kind regards,

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