[Python-Dev] Re: [Python-checkins] python/nondist/sandbox/spambayes GBayes.py,1.7,1.8
Eric S. Raymond
Wed, 21 Aug 2002 13:13:11 -0400
Zack Weinberg <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> My ISP-postmaster friend's reaction to that:
> | As far it it goes, yes. How would it learn?
Your users' mailers would have two delete buttons -- spam and nonspam.
On each delete the message would be shipped to bogofilter, which would
would merge the content into its token lists.
> I remember you said you didn't want to do base64 decode because it was
> too slow?
And not necessary. Base64 spam invariably has telltales that Bayesian
amalysis will pick up in the headers and MIME cruft. A rather large
percentage of it is either big5 or images.
<a href="http://www.tuxedo.org/~esr/">Eric S. Raymond</a>