Recipient Limitation(s)

Mark Sapiro mark at
Sun Jul 26 18:54:56 IST 2009

On Sat, Jul 25, 2009 at 04:56:37PM +0100, Steve Freegard wrote:
> These rules could also be simplified considerably and reduce their
> overhead by better regexp (using capturing parenthesis in SA simply
> wastes memory) so:
> header COUNT_TO  To =~ /(?:\S+@\S+)/
> tflags COUNT_TO multiple
> score  COUNT_TO 0.1
> header COUNT_CC  Cc =~ /(?:\S+@\S+)/
> tflags COUNT_CC multiple
> score  COUNT_CC 0.1
> These would add 0.1 for every e-mail address in the To and Cc headers;
> to 20 recipients would add 2 to the computed score.

Actually, I think the above regexps would better be something like

header COUNT_TO  To =~ /(?:[^@,\s]+@[^@,\s]+)/
header COUNT_CC  Cc =~ /(?:[^@,\s]+@[^@,\s]+)/

Otherwise they match the whole header value in something like

To: <user1 at>,<user2 at>

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