Postfix anti-antivirus (was Re: [linux-elitists] procmail recipe for mydoom?)

Rick Moen
Mon Feb 2 23:13:16 PST 2004

Quoting Jeff Waugh (

> No, I'm arguing that doing this kind of stuff (talking to MTA-independent
> anti-virus or anti-spam software) at SMTP time is boofheaded.

Well, so much for rational discussion.  

> So the rest of your points are mostly irrelevant, or perhaps you're
> just answering the wrong person.

I'll go for the latter.

> The argument has nothing to do with whether you reject or discard the
> email (that's a different argument entirely, and the answer is
> "discard").

Whenever you recover from whatever ails you, you can read about sa-exim.
Or not.  Doesn't bother me either way.

> (SLUG is a technophobe mailing list?)

Last I checked.  So, absent some sort of collective brain transplant,
very likely still so.

Rick Moen                      "vi is my shepherd; I shall not font."                               -- Psalm 0.1 beta

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