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Re: Antivirus license

On 12 Jun 2003 at 16:06, Russell Coker wrote:
> On Thu, 12 Jun 2003 15:44, Leonardo Boselli wrote:
> > I do not address the license problem, but rather the utility of a n
> > antivirus for e-mail .
> > Such beast hogs the server, and give a false sense of safety to user.
> > I feel better
> >  1. delegate to end user, i do not use AV , i nearly always use win, i
> > receive about 500 messages per day, but never got a virus installed in
> > my computer.
> I think that avoiding the 500 messages per day is a worthy benefit of a virus 
> scanner.
I think of 500 messages inclusive of legitimate ones, spam and viruses.
of these 500 about 400 are legitimate ones that should be read, or at 
least archived, 90 are spam that is tagged by a light filter, so i can 
sweep away in one shot, and a few ones are viruses.  
> Dealing with spam is annoying enough, getting lots of virus 
> messages too is  unbearable.

Yes, but is enjoying to read the headers to know who is the dud that got 
the virus !!!
Leonardo Boselli
Nucleo Informatico e Telematico del Dipartimento Ingegneria Civile
Universita` di Firenze , V. S. Marta 3 - I-50139 Firenze
tel +39 0554796431 cell +39 3488605348 fax +39 055495333

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