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From: Anthony Howe
Date: 2005-07-01 14:29:55 -0400
Subject: Re: New milter-spiff : A SPF-Classic implementation.

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Jeffrey A. Groves wrote:
> Cool!

You should have said "spiffy". I think this word should make a popular 
come back.

> I hate the current Perl based implementation of SPF that I'm currently using!

I have a low opinion of Perl for any production system. Quick & dirty 
and prototypes its good at. For serious high volume stuff its just a pig 
IMHO. Real programmers do it in the C.

> Looking forward to playing with this during this coming weekend.

Note that this is completely an independent implementation. I don't use 
libspf nor libspf2. I wrote it from scratch based on the IETF Internet 
Draft 02. I support all the interesting bits of the spec. except some 
macros (s, l, o, c, r, t) and I don't bother with the "exp=" modifier.

I'll be interested in your comments after you've tried it. I think I can 
certainly add more option combination and facilities to it. I'm also 
looking at places it might improve milter-sender and/or milter-gris.

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