[Mimedefang] SpamAssassin 3.2.0 released

David F. Skoll dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Wed May 2 11:22:37 EDT 2007

Martin Blapp wrote:

> I just found out that SpamAssassin 3.2.0 with the exciting
> short-circuit feature has beed released.

Alas, the short-circuit feature is not as exciting as I'd hoped. :-(

It doesn't do intelligent rule-ordering and short-circuiting.  Rather,
it lets you write rules that specifically invoke short-circuiting.
That's not nearly as much of a win with MIMEDefang, because many of the
known-ahead-of-time short-circuit conditions can easily be expressed in Perl
(eg, message too big; host is trusted; user is opted-out of spam-scanning.)



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