[Mailman-Developers] bugtraq submission warning: email address harvesting exploit

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Nov 27 23:03:53 EST 2003

On Thu, 2003-11-27 at 14:19, Chuq Von Rospach wrote:
> On Nov 27, 2003, at 10:32 AM, Barry Warsaw wrote:
> > We don't need to get into lengthy language wars here, but I submit that
> > there's no practical difference in performance between Python and Perl,
> > especially in the problem domain that Mailman addresses.
> Sorry, given that Mailman is almost always rate limited by I/O and the 
> MTA, it's mostly irrelevant to talk about performance. Mailman is 
> almost NEVER the bottleneck when you use 2.1. So why argue about 
> upgrading a six lane highway to eight lanes when a mile down the road 
> it all turns back into four?



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