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Wed Jul 1 13:46:48 IST 2009
On Wed, 1 Jul 2009, Julian Field wrote:
> On 29/06/2009 20:32, Remco Barendse wrote:
>> On Fri, 26 Jun 2009, Julian Field wrote:
>> > > Julian,
>> > >
>> > > Just wondering why you don't recommend MCP? I'm using it
>> > > currently and
>> > > wondering if I should disable it now.
>> > >
>> > It has a huge processing overhead and as a result is very slow.
>> > "SpamAssassin Rule Actions" can do pretty much anything MCP can, and it
>> > does it enormously faster.
>> But what if you use MCP on outgoing mail only, meaning mail that is not
>> run through spamassassin
> You can minimise the overhead with a ruleset on the whole MCP process, but I
> would still try your best to implement what you need using SpamAssassin Rule
> Actions. If I had thought of the whole SpamAssassin Rule Actions at the time,
> I would never have implemented MCP at all. It's now there, so there's nothing
> to be gained by removing it, and it would really piss off the sites that
> still use it, so I'm not going to do that.
OK, thanks for the advice. I will have a look at that.
By the way, if i would use SpamAssassin for that job, wouldn't SA filter
out all the offers for the viagra pills i am sending out?? :)))))
Seriously though, i disabled SA for all our outgoing mail, it would be
silly if our own spamfilter would start blocking outgoing e-mails, even
one false positive could cause some very angry faces in my direction.
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