[Spambayes] My good messages are directed to the junk mail box
tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Fri Jul 8 02:00:23 CEST 2005
> All of a sudden, after a year of good experience with
> spambayes, all of my good messages are directed to the
> junk mail box while many junk mail ends up in my "In" box.
The most important part of the log is probably this:
> Bayes database initialized with 5 spam and 536 good messages
SpamBayes works best with roughly even amounts of trained ham and spam. You
have over a ratio of over 100::1, which is almost certain to cause problems.
Retraining from scratch is probably the best option. There's lots of
information about training at <http://entrian.com/sbwiki/TrainingIdeas> if
> I tried to remove Spam Bayes using the Windows "Add/Remove",
> but it didn't remove it!!!
You probably mean that the toolbar wasn't removed. This is a known bug; see
Please always include the list (spambayes at python.org) in your replies
(reply-all), and please don't send me personal mail about SpamBayes.
http://www.massey.ac.nz/~tameyer/writing/reply_all.html explains this.
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