"Use SpamAssassin = auto"?

Glenn Steen glenn.steen at gmail.com
Wed Feb 27 13:40:20 GMT 2008

On 27/02/2008, David Lee <t.d.lee at durham.ac.uk> wrote:
>  Julian: An idle thought...
>  You already have a default "Virus Scanners = auto" to find whatever virus
>  scanner are available.  That "auto" setting is right for most of the
>  people most of the time: they generally don't need to do anything.
>  How about extending that same principle to "Use SpamAssassin"?  So the
>  default setting could be "Use SpamAssassin = auto" which, similarly, would
>  be right for most of the people most of the time.
>  Just a thought.
>  <tangent opt=ignore>
>   Actually in theory, in future, if there were multiple anti-spam engines
>   available one could envisage a "Spam Scanners = auto"...
>  </tangent>
Um, call me stupid, but ... for a setting where "yes" is essentially
right for most people, and "no" is the other possibility, what kind of
purpose would "auto" fill? Apart from the warm fuzzy feeling of having
this automatically right:-):-)

-- Glenn
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