Non Spam actions problem

Julian Field MailScanner at
Tue Nov 30 08:57:07 GMT 2010

On 29/11/2010 18:19, Kevin Miller wrote:
> Scott Silva wrote:
>> It might be a lot less coding to just add a note stating that it is
>> case sensitive... You already have so much to do, why play in the
>> code for this?
> I agree.  It already says it must end in .rules.  That implies there's something going on internally that is looking for a .rules extension, not just a match to the filename in MailScanner.conf.
> What's next, accomodating 'leet haxors' so that .Roolz works too? :-)
Don't worry, I'm certainly not allowing that! The 'leet haxor' type are 
a bunch of pathetic amateurs in my book. :-)
> As they say, "If it ain't broke, don't fix it".
It was a 3 character modification to 3 lines of code, just changing "r" 
to "[Rr]". Only took me 2 minutes to do :-)


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