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From "Serge Knystautas" <ser...@lokitech.com>
Subject Re: Mailets
Date Thu, 06 Sep 2001 13:04:58 GMT
----- Original Message -----
From: "Oki DZ" <okidz@pindad.com>

> On Wed, 5 Sep 2001, Serge Knystautas wrote:
> > I think that'd be rather useful given the standard ways that these
> > viruses propagate.  I would write it as a matcher actually, something
> > "HasAttachmentNamed=blah.virus.pil".
> I see, matchers.
> Yes I think the (attachment) file name detection would be the first step
> in email virus protection in James. But Ideally, the matcher should work
> by reading a regex, so that anything that has, say, ".pif" would get a
> match. It would be easy to define, something like "*pif", or
> "*[pP][iI][iF]"; well, I might be wrong. BTW, I'm currently downloading
> jakarta-regexp from the CVS; maybe I'd have some time to implement regex
> in HostIs, SenderHostIs, or the HasAttachmentNamed matcher.

Sounds great.  Since it's not that difficult, it'd be nice to have the
matchers modified to support regex.  If you've got time to send me some new
versions, I'll patch them into CVS.

Serge Knystautas
Loki Technologies

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