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Re: Regarding Scoring of Mailspike

From: Kevin A. McGrail <KMcGrail_at_nospam>
Date: Tue Dec 13 2011 - 18:25:57 GMT
To: "Warren Togami Jr." <>

On 12/12/2011 10:11 PM, Warren Togami Jr. wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 1:34 PM, Kevin A. McGrail<> wrote:
>> As for the gap, the behavior of what people think things do and what they
>> actually do on the infrastructure sometimes differs more than I like. You
>> and I need to setup a box that replaces zones and zones2 that is more
>> modern.
> Totally in agreement. This would be a pretty major project even for
> someone working full-time. Maybe we could prepare now to get Google
> Summer of Code funding for this?
Do you qualify for GSOC as a student because I've done GSOC mentoring
before. Not sure this is going to wait 5+ months but happy to write up
a task and sign up when the time comes.

> Your process makes sense and I'll look forward to reviewing the proposed
> rule scores as much as the process to determine your score recommendations.
> I suspect the auto-balanced scores will be much lower than what you
> proposed, but given our inability to do a proper apples-to-apples
> comparison due to the "reuse" issue, combined with our gut feelings
> that MSPIKE is better than what we observe in masscheck, I would
> probably manually adjust the scores higher a bit.
Thanks for checking it in. Good luck on exams.