[Spambayes] just changed accounts
kellon22 at myrealbox.com
Thu Apr 26 05:41:56 CEST 2007
This is a little embarassing, but is Spambayes only used on Unix machines? I
need to change to Unix but still suffer as an ignorant Windows user.
Skip Montanaro-2 wrote:
> taskr> My university account expired, and I switched to gmail.
> taskr> Discussion on Kiernet suggested that K9 will not filter gmail
> taskr> (even though I use a POP3 connection to gmail?), so I am
> taskr> of trying Spambayes.
> I use Gmail with POP3. On my Mac I use fetchmail to download my mail and
> pump it into procmail which runs SpamBayes' sb_bnfilter.py program.
> taskr> Will this be straight forward to set up?
> You didn't say much about your environment, but presuming you're using
> then you should be able to at least use the SpamBayes pop3proxy.
> taskr> Can I get SpamBayes to pre-train from the K9 data?
> If K9 stores its raw spam and ham messages in some file format common on
> Unix systems like mbox or Maildir format you can train from that. I'd
> start from scratch and train a few ham and spam you should be okay. Also,
> note that Gmail is going to filter out the bulk of your spam (you will
> to keep on top of things for awhile and pluck out false positives and
> taskr> Must I uninstall K9 before installing SpamBayes?
> Probably not, but if K9 is an Outlook plugin and you want to use the
> SpamBayes Outlook plugin it would probably be wise.
> taskr> Sorry to mention another product, but it seems those
> taskr> for Spambayes and K9 are on the same ultimate mission; except,
> taskr> is no longer in development.
> Never heard of K9 before...
> SpamBayes at python.org
> Check the FAQ before asking: http://spambayes.sf.net/faq.html
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