[Mimedefang] $Features not showing Net::DNS

Andrzej Adam Filip andrzej.filip at gmail.com
Thu Apr 9 13:39:17 EDT 2009

"David F. Skoll" <dfs at roaringpenguin.com> wrote:

> Andrzej Adam Filip wrote:
>> Anyway SpamAssassin avoids "one socket per one DNS query" it its DNS
>> lookups perl package
> This is true.  On the other hand, it replaces a 75-line function with
> 1473 lines of perl.  I wonder which has more overhead?
> You are right about one thing:  If you are using SA anyway, then you
> might as well try to reuse its DNS code.  But holding up SA code as an
> example of "performance-optimized perl" is pretty ridiculous. :-)  SA
> is a huge, bloated, infected-with-not-invented-here-syndrome pig.

It's worst sin (for me) is it's coding methodology almost like 
"no part of this code will be usable anywhere else" :-)

BTW Are you aware about any efforts to "locally join" DNSBL/DNSWL lists
available in full version via rsync? [to get "single lookup required" result]

[pl>en: Andrew] Andrzej Adam Filip : anfi at onet.eu
A LISP programmer knows the value of everything, but the cost of nothing.
  -- Alan Perlis

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