[linux-elitists] Swen

Matthew Galgoci mgalgoci@redhat.com
Mon Sep 22 11:07:50 PDT 2003


> > If you block at smtp-time how do you guard against false positives?
> > You'd never know because you'd never see the mail.
> 
> On the contrary; if you block the message at the SMTP level, the
> sender gets an error.  The blocking error message should include
> something intelligible on why the message was rejected, and the
> sender can fix that problem with their message and resend.

You assume 1) the sender is valid and 2) the sender is the address of the responsible
party. Neither of these are necessarily the case for virus type spam.

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