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Re: Every spam is sacred

On Sun, Jun 15, 2003 at 10:11:22PM -0400, Theodore Ts'o wrote:

> I don't think it's as simple as that.  When I worked for VA Linux
> systems, we consciously decided not to use any spam-blocking systems,
> and live with the spam, because the chance that we might lose one
> e-mail from a customer due to a false-positive was considered
> unacceptable.

Scanning doesn't necessarily mean dropping mail.  I have my spam filed into
a separate folder, which I can make a quick pass through before deleting it.
This is still a huge benefit over having it mixed in with legitimate mail.

 - mdz

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