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From dar...@chaosreigns.com
Subject Re: if you don't watch it, legit mail can be blocked
Date Fri, 22 Jul 2011 16:45:33 GMT
On 07/21, David F. Skoll wrote:
> On Thu, 21 Jul 2011 15:41:34 -0400
> Michael Scheidell <michael.scheidell@secnap.com> wrote:
> 
> > 72_active.cf:header   FS_REPLICA             Subject =~ /replica/i
> 
> > anyone else think that ANY rule that scores above a 3 is asking for
> > trouble?
> 
> Yikes!
> 
> I think any rule that looks like Subject =~ /string/i is asking for
> trouble.  At the very least, I would use Subject =~ /\bstring\b/i if
> the string is supposed to be a word.

I'm kind of disappointed that it looks like nobody with commit access has
stepped up to make this change.  Although it has only been a day.  But
before we all forget about this....

The users list was definitely the right place to first bring this up, but
now that there has been consensus that something should probably be
changed in spamassassin, the best way to increase the chances of that
happening are to open a bug against spamassassin.

On the main spamassassin page, there's a "Bugs" link.  Anybody can submit
it.  

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