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Re: Only running network tests when necessary - feature request

From: RW <rwmaillists_at_nospam>
Date: Sat Oct 30 2010 - 07:56:43 GMT

On Sat, 30 Oct 2010 02:23:00 -0400 wrote:

> But the total amount of bandwidth and processing time saved on the
> internet from not running unnecessary tests on every instance of
> spamassassin seems worth doing.

You are also wasting resources by putting the round-trips on the
critical path and tying-up a child process. And if you are
checking a lot of mail you are presumably using rsync.

It would also be more complex that you think, because you haven't taken
into account negative scoring network rules.