A number of people have provided feedback, corrections, and
contributions, as indicated in the Revision History.
The following are some of the people and
groups that have provided tools and ideas to this document, in
no particular order:
Evan Harris <eharris (at) puremagic.com>, who
conceived and wrote a white paper on greylisting.
Axel Zinser <fifi (at) hiss.org>, who
apparently conceived of
The developers of
Sender Authorization Schemes.
The creators and maintainers of distributed, collaborative
junk mail signature repositories, such as
The creators and maintainers of various DNS blocklists and
whitelists, such as
who have taken giant leaps forward in developing and
integrating various spam filtering techniques into a
sophisticated heuristics-based tool.
Tim Jackson <tim (at) timj.co.uk> collated
and maintains a list of
bogus virus warnings
for use with SpamAssassin.
A lot of smart people who developed the excellent Exim MTA, including: Philip
Hazel <ph10 (at) cus.cam.ac.uk>, the
maintainer; Tom Kistner <tom (at)
duncanthrax.net>, who wrote the Exiscan-ACL patch
for SMTP-time content checks; Andreas Metzler
<ametzler (at) debian.org>, who did a really
good job of building the Exim 4 Debian packages.
Many, many others who contributed ideas, software, and
other techniques to counter the spam epidemic.
You, for reading this document and your interest in
reclaiming e-mail as a useful communication tool