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SubjectRe: Stupid anti-spam testings...
On Tue, 3 Sep 2002, Matti Aarnio wrote:

> On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 04:28:37PM -0600, Andreas Dilger wrote:
> ...
> > > Folks, when you deploy that kind of testers, DO VERIFY THAT THEY
> > > HAVE SANE CACHES! A positive result shall be cached for at least
> > > two hours, a negative result shall be cached for at least 30 minutes.
> >
> > Do you know if this is one of the default checks from spamassassin?
>
> No idea. I have seen these coming from Exim 4.10, Exim-something,
> some sendmail milter (whatever that is), etc..
>
> Apparently the idea (which I have thought of long ago, and rejected
> as incomplete) has caught, and has multiple implementations...

Personally i don't think this kind of tests are going to reduce the spam
that much but a simple lookup in the subscribers database might help
reducing the smtp-test traffic only for non-subscriber addresses.



- Davide


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