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

Jim Richardson warlock@eskimo.com
Tue Feb 10 19:26:40 PST 2004


On Wed, Feb 11, 2004 at 01:30:55PM +1100, Jeff Waugh wrote:
><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.
>


What do define as an "external process" in this context? 

-- 
Jim Richardson     http://www.eskimo.com/~warlock
I know you believe you understand what you think I said,
but I'm not sure you realize that,  what you heard, is not what I meant.
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