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Re: smtpserver consulting router

> >>      I think it used to be that smtpserver used to consult
> >> router process to verify RCPT, VRFY, MAIL et cetera parameters?
> >> It would be a better substitute for current anti-spam facilities
> >> in smtpserver, I wonder if it still works and how bad it impacts
> >> machine load?
> >
> >Similar idea was discussed on this list a while ago (and I was defending
> >it).  It was decided that it is (1) better to reject mail on early stage,
> >and (2) doing it in smtpserver would make less impact on system
> >performance. 
>      Well, as the matter of fact it impacts 1) design of zmailer
> 2) smtpserver simplicity and therefore robustness. Shall we make
> two alternative implementations?

No :-)