byebye MailScanner

Alex Broens ms-list at
Tue Apr 10 22:24:23 IST 2012

On 04/10/2012 11:08 PM, Sampson, Aaron wrote:
> I am just wondering what prompted the change after so many years of using this system? Seems (to a new user) that by now you would be very familiar with M.S. therefore easier to work with, update, etc.

- Years of Perl dependency hell.
- Postfix's support has always been hacky.
- Weight - MailScanner has lots of cool features I've never needed.

Don't get me wrong, MS is a great piece of software, and I can
highly recommend it as it's user base is very supportive and its future 
loks bright. I just needed something more lightweight.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: mailscanner-bounces at [mailto:mailscanner-bounces at] On Behalf Of Alex Broens
> Sent: Tuesday, April 10, 2012 2:31 PM
> To: mailscanner at
> Subject: byebye MailScanner
> After 6 years of being a happy MailScanner, I've had to change a lighweight glue without the eternal Perl parties.
> Thanks to Jules, Glenn, Scott, Hugo&  all the others which held my hand during my first steps with MailScanner.
> Also thanks to Steve Freegard for Mailwatch.
> I'll be unsubscribing in a couple of days.
> (for those who may want to contact, me this addr will remain active for quite a while)
> Alex
> PS: if curious, I'm moving my stuff to Fuglu.
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