SpamBayes 1.0a9 (0.9)

Tony Meyer
Fri, 13 Feb 2004 17:12:47 +1300

The SpamBayes team is pleased to announce the latest release of =
SpamBayes -
1.0a9 (0.9).

This is both a release of the source code *and* of binaries for =
Windows users, including, for the first time, an installation program =
all Windows users, not only those that use Microsoft Outlook.

As such, we recommend that all SpamBayes users, including those =
running from source, and those using the Outlook plug-in, upgrade to =

The Windows installation program will install either the Outlook add-in =
Microsoft Outlook users), or the SpamBayes server program (for all other
mail client users, including Microsoft Outlook Express). All Windows =
(including existing users of the Outlook add-in) are encouraged to use =
installation program.

If you wish to use the source-code version, you will also need to =
Python - see README.txt in the source tree (or view it online) for more

This release fixes a large number of bugs in the last release, and =
a few new features, too.  For a detailed description of everything =
everything we remember) that has changed since the last release, you can
view our WHAT_IS_NEW.txt file, either online, or in the source =

Get it from the 'Download' page at

Enjoy the new release and your spam-free mailbox :-)

(on behalf of the SpamBayes team)

--- What is SpamBayes? ---

The SpamBayes project is working on developing a Bayesian (of sorts)
anti-spam filter (in Python), initially based on the work of Paul =
The major difference between this and other, similar projects is the
emphasis on testing newer approaches to scoring messages.

The project includes a number of different applications, all using the =
core code, ranging from a plug-in for Microsoft Outlook, to a POP3 =
proxy, to
various command-line tools.