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

Jeff Waugh jdub@perkypants.org
Tue Feb 10 18:30:55 PST 2004


<quote who="Rick Moen">

> Quoting Jeff Waugh (jdub@perkypants.org):
> 
> > You are... not concerned about the reliability of your own, or a large
> > number of other people's email.
> 
> Beg pardon?  My systems don't send out crudmail, so speak for yourself,
> sir.  On the other hand, they do reject some other systems' crudmail, and
> 45x teergrube others'.  
> 
> You and Martin are alleging that (e.g.) my system is somehow responsible
> for some downstream systems' inappropriate processing of my rejects, and
> proceed from there.  My point is to call your attention to the faulty
> premise, and thereby save wasted time.

Read my mail again; I wasn't talking about sending crud. I was talking about
your belief that trusting external processes during the SMTP conversation is
sensible.

- Jeff

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