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Old 30th July 2006, 02:41   #1
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The ASCII values found in the text of spam messages determine the attributes and qualities of Alex Dragulescu's Spam Plants.





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high *blah* level, since no useful info is displayed; would have been more interesting to see different tree depending on the kind of spam
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spam sux, getting every week 1 mail at least with NONsence spam?

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I had over 15,000 spam emails per day at work last month ..... installed the Barracuda filter which cuts down to ~500.
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I had over 15,000 spam emails per day at work last month ..... installed the Barracuda filter which cuts down to ~500.
So half your job actually exists out of removing spam mails?
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Lotus notes server; it takes a few minutes
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I hope you use LN for more than just email, otherwise it's a bit a waste of resources
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