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Re: Syntax question: smtp-policy.spam

On Wed, Jun 12, 2002 at 12:01:04PM -0500, Roy Bixler wrote:
> On Tue, Jun 11, 2002 at 10:58:44PM +0300, Matti Aarnio wrote:
> >   Perhaps.  The  "man smtpserver" does describe "CONTENTFILTER
> >   INTERFACE", which is somewhat fragile, and difficult to use,
> >   especially when the filter program has a bug (like I had
> >   last weekend here at nic.funet.fi...)
> Could you elaborate on the why the interface is "fragile and difficult
> to use"?  I am interested in the content filter from the standpoint of
> attaching a virus checker to it.

  If the program gives unexpected outputs (like some PERL syntax error),
  the policy report is considered to be "-1 550 5.7.1 ...",  which
  might not be quite wanted -- especially when the reason is a perl

> Thanks,
> -- 
> Roy Bixler
> rcb@ucp.uchicago.edu
/Matti Aarnio	<mea@nic.funet.fi>
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