[brlug-general] Productivity software - was Cox prepares to suck more.
gentooman at gmail.com
Sun Feb 1 13:02:40 CST 2009
Yup, I would love to know the answer to this as well. I am a software
developer and I have a slight understanding about the spam problem.
On Saturday 31 January 2009 10:29:34 Petri Laihonen wrote:
> Andrew Baudouin wrote:
> > I use and recommend Windows because I am able to quickly develop
> > productivity software with features that are impossible to develop on
> > Linux in a similar amount of time. While spam has not been
> > eliminated, I use mail accounts which for all intents and purposes do
> > a near 100% job at preventing it from reaching my inbox. So its
> > annoyance is of little effect to me.
> While I'm not a programmer, I would still like to have some examples of
> this productivity software.
> Also, what aspects / features (Excluding "windows only" like features)
> make it impossible to develop in Linux within similar amount of time?
> About the spam filtering and such.... I'm fairly sure m$ is using some
> open source stuff for that (at least partially).
> I wish I would've posted the mail headers and such to the list when I
> made that discovery few months back. That would have been interesting
> Basically, UNO has purchased some mail filtering service from Microsoft,
> and the filtering activity is done somewhere off-site. I was studying
> the mail headers and such for some reason and few headers indicated that
> open source stuff was involved...... While I do not have time to dig
> too much, I'll post something I encounter that again.
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