[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/nondist/sandbox/spambayes GBayes.py,1.7,1.8
Eric S. Raymond
Tue, 20 Aug 2002 19:23:46 -0400
Paul Prescod <email@example.com>:
> Some perhaps relevant links (with no off-topic discusssion):
> * http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/bogofilter/
I'm in the process of speed-tuning this now. I intend for it to be
blazingly fast, usable for sites that process 100K mails a day, and I
think I know how to do that. This is not a natural application for
> """My finding is that it is _nowhere_ near sufficient to have two
> populations, "spam" versus "not spam."
Well, except it seems to work quite well. The Nigerian trigger-word
population is distinct from the penis-enlargement population, but they
both show up under Bayesian analysis.
<a href="http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>