[Mimedefang] First two headers not written to INPUTMSG
David F. Skoll
dfs at roaringpenguin.com
Tue Jul 23 07:31:01 EDT 2002
On Mon, 22 Jul 2002, Sidney Markowitz wrote:
> Do I need to kludge it by calling relay_is_blacklisted in filter_recipient
> and adding a custom header that I can write a SpamAssassin rule for?
Yup. You'd have to "fake" a Received: header. It's not very
efficient because you have to write the faked header, append the rest
of INPUTMSG, and then call SA on the result.
Frankly, I don't see much value in RBL's. SpamAssassin by itself is
excellent at identifying spam; you probably wouldn't catch all that
much more by using a RBL. When (if?) IPv6 ever becomes widespread,
RBL's will go from being marginally helpful to useless, because IP
addresses will be disposable.
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