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From: Brian Rankin
Date: 2005-03-31 13:42:04 -0500
Subject: Re: Disclaimer Milter

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Thanks Anthony. Unfortunately a disclaimer is a legal requirement for the
firm in question, so I'll have to pursue another option.

Regards, Brian

On Thu, 31 Mar 2005, Anthony Howe wrote:

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> Brian Rankin wrote:
> > Am seeking a milter to add a disclaimer on all outbound messages; is there
> > a Snert-based milter which does this?  The only milter I've seen so far is
> > DisclaimerMilter at
> > http://www.ledge.co.za/software/disclaimermilter/index.php.
>
> There is no Snert milter for this. None of my milters modify the message
> body, only headers (which is bad enough). This is a tricky thing to do
> correctly, because you have to be able to properly handle MIME nesting.
> You also take a performance hit because of how the sendmail handles
> milter body content changes; as I understand it sendmail will save the
> entire message to disk first, then pass the contents in chunks to the
> milter, which will probably save another copy to disk, then modify the
> content and give it back to sendmail. If this is a busy mail server,
> then I think this is a BAD idea.
>
> Anyways, as I recall, disclaimers are redundant, since as I understand
> it there is an informational or BCP RFC that states that all email is
> considered to be personal opinion, private, etc. And there is nothing
> more annoying than a 20 line disclaimer (or signature) on a 2 line
> email. If you're curious I suggest hunting through rfc-editor.org or
> Google for it. I'm sure I saw something about this a few years ago.
>
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