[Mimedefang] Message size limits to pass to SA

Charles Gardner charles at sterlingideas.com
Mon Nov 17 21:28:54 EST 2003

>SA has non-linear time complexity, something like O(N^2) in my
>experience.  A 1MB file will take ages to scan and likely cause
>timeouts and many other problems.
>I've never seen a spam more than 30kB, unless it was spam in an image,
>and SA wouldn't catch that anyway.

I was concerned the processing load with SA would be far from linear
growth given the ever larger message to scan.

Oh well, that idea hits the bit-bucket for now.


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