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Article: 1426
From: Mike Horwath
Date: 2007-02-06 16:06:47 -0500
Subject: Re: Per user settings

Removal...........: milters-request@milter.info?subject=remove
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On Feb 6, 2007, at 10:11 AM, Anthony Howe wrote:
> Mike Horwath wrote:
>> Anyone started hacking either milter-link or milter-date to support
>> per user lookups and decisions based on said lookups?
>
> Per-user configurations do NOT work will when you have multiple
> recipients in the message. You might have one user that says OK and
> another that says REJECT - which one has priority?

Understood.

> You have to have split recipients into individual messages before you
> can apply per-user configurations and a standard sendmail/milter setup
> doesn't support this. You would have to have a two stage sendmail
> server: first sendmail instance splits recipients and the second
> sendmail instances applies per-user configurations. For content  
> milters
> this not too bad, but for pre-DATA milters who's objective is to  
> reject
> mail during the SMTP session before accepting any content, you  
> loose out
> with a two stage setup.

Many of us already have that :)

>> If no one has started, then I'll probably start the hackery required
>> to get them to use a MySQL database and query/reset things based on
>> per user settings.
>
> I suggest you read my license first. My code is not GPL nor Open  
> Source
> as defined by http://www.opensource.org/docs/definition.php Any  
> changes
> you create would be private for you own use. You could submit them to
> me, but no guarantees I'll use the code, though I might reimplement it
> if the idea is interesting.

I never said I would share, I asked if anyone had done it yet.

Submitting back to you is dandy by me, the more knobs and tunables  
the better...but that is just my opinion.

-- 
Mike Horwath, reachable via drechsau@Geeks.ORG



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