Lamson Python mail server
Ted Dziuba on Zed Shaw’s new project:
As Zed explains, “I totally think Lamson will be used more for spam than for anything really useful. My hope with Lamson is that it acts like a modern sewage system for the internet. Everyone’s gotta poop. You can’t escape it, so why not try to do it in a clean fashion that improves the general health of everyone involved?
He adds: “With Lamson, you have a simple system for either blocking or sending spam, but more importantly for doing it in a modern high quality smart way. Rather than blasting out billions of junk ads nobody wants, I’m hoping that smart spammers will become “marketers” and start sending clean advertisement to people who might actually want it.”
With easier stateful e-mail programming, it’s possible that spammers will concentrate more on conversion rates than number of impressions. If that’s possible, it may also be possible to convince them that you can get a cheap and quick buzz by inhaling the fumes released when you mix ammonia and bleach. Hey, a man can dream.
I love me a foul-mouthed programmer, but two… More info on the Lamson project site.