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Re: Barracuda Networks Spam Firewall

  • From: Christopher X. Candreva
  • Date: Tue May 18 16:58:57 2004


You're missing the main point - that sometimes things are done in ways that are sub-optimal or even pessimal from the technical standpoint, because some other consideration interferes. Yes, it *would* be nice if everybody in the world
But if you really need a reason to convince someone who won't get their head out of their . . . the sand -- You can probably cut in half the number of viruses you have to scan if you reject invalid addresses up front, meaning you can buy a smaller/ fewer virus scanner(s).

Which means the companies making them have absolutely no incentive to add this feature.

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Chris Candreva -- chris@westnet.com -- (914) 967-7816
WestNet Internet Services of Westchester
http://www.westnet.com/




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