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Re: Recent spam increase

On Wed, Oct 25, 2006 at 11:43:43PM -0700, Steve Lamb wrote:

> T.J. Duchene wrote:
> > Don't expect Outlook, Thunderbird, Mutt, Pine, or even Evolution to do
> > anything more than simple blob sorts or spam checking.
>     You mean like Thunderbird having a built-in Bayesian scanner which catches
> spam my rather tight SA install lets slip through?  Amazingly most of it here
> on d-u.
>     Or that it has anti-scam filters built in that catch what SA and clamav
> let slip through?
>     Or the fact that Sylpheed-claws and KMail both have for some time had
> hooks for SA scanning?
>     Or that Sylpheed-claws has hooks for ClamAV scanning?
>     Oh, er, sorry, you were telling us unwashed non-mail admins about these
> "primitive" things called MUAs.  Carry on.

Most of what you say kind of proves the OP's point.  You mention 'hooks'
which means using programs _external_ to the email client.

David Hart <debian@tonix.org>

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