[Spambayes] RE: Eliminating many malformed spams

Barry Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Jun 19 19:49:30 EDT 2003

On Thu, 2003-06-19 at 14:17, Skip Montanaro wrote:
>     Barry> Yeah, but here's the beauty of it - if you start throwing
>     Barry> malformed messages in the trash, or better yet, rejecting them at
>     Barry> SMTP time, you will accomplish two goals.  You'll provide a great
>     Barry> incentive to legitimate senders to start making sure their
>     Barry> messages are properly formed and you'll be building an incentive
>     Barry> against spammers.
> Unfortunately, most legitimate senders are not able to easily fix their mail
> software so it conforms to the appropriate RFCs.  Incentive or not, there
> wouldn't be much they could do about their plight.

Oh Skip, just stop coddling them! :)


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