Let me add abstract information to the initial announcement for this month's Baypiggies meeting:
When: Thursday, February 12, 2004 Where: Carnegie Institute of Washington at Stanford University Agenda: Multi-threaded Anti-Spam Shareware Application Speaker: Dennis Reinhardt, DAIR Computer Systems
This is progress and status report on SpamAI, a commercial anti-spam shareware application, implemented in Python and first reported to BayPiggies in Feb. 2002. The technical approaches and experience with packaging, updating, and supporting a ready to run Python distribution are discussed. This app hosts multiple client and server threads having both email and web protocols. The internal thread and process tree to support this are reviewed. as well as the object and module architecture.
Dennis Reinhardt has been designing computer hardware and software since graduating from MIT with dual degrees in 1965 and 1966. He was previously a Senior Architect at Intel and is now owner of DAIR Computer Systems. He was chair of the Hot Chips 8 conference and of the Santa Clara Valley Chapter of the IEEE Computer Society. He holds 7 US patents. He was elected to the board of the 1300+ member Association of Shareware Professionals for a 2-year term starting Jan. 1, 2004.
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