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SpamAssassin by Alistair McDonald

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Conventions

In this book you will find a number of styles of text that distinguish between different kinds of information. Here are some examples of these styles, and an explanation of their meaning.

There are three styles for code listings. Code words within text are shown as follows: "Rather than get the contents of myFile with the getContents() method, we construct a new CmsXmlControlFile object".

If we have a block of code, it will be set as follows:

#!/usr/bin/perl -w
# spamlogfileparser.pl - parse /var/log/messages and calculate statistics
use strict;
# declare variables
my (@ham, @spam, %seen);

When we wish to draw your attention to a particular part of a code block, the relevant lines will be made bold:

#!/bin/sh # check_process.sh check a ...

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