What the heck has happened to PythonWin???

Mark Hammond mhammond at skippinet.com.au
Thu Oct 31 23:29:51 CET 2002


Bob X wrote:
> "Mark Hammond" <mhammond at skippinet.com.au> wrote in message
> news:ctiv9.10864$jE1.36952 at news-server.bigpond.net.au...
> <snip>
> 
>>before.  I *wish* I had time to play on Pythonwin, but it hasn't been
>>touched for ages (however, if you want an excellent spam detection tool
>>for Outlook 2000...<wink>)
> 
> Something like this: http://p-nand-q.com/pynospam.htm
> 
> or your own?  <wink>

Well, not mine <wink>.  As Skip posted, the general project is 
spambayes.sourceforge.net.  I've put together a cute outlook addin.  The 
bayesian filter, plus Outlooks integration facilities is providing an 
*incredibly* effective Spam filter with very tight integration and 
incremental training capabilities.  The bayesian nature means that it 
doesn't use pre-determined heuristics, so tends to catch even the most 
subtle spam.

There is no binary distribution yet for good reason - significant, 
incompatible changes are still being made.  But if you are brave enough, 
all the source code is there (it is all pure-Python once you have win32all)

It-works-for-four-people-that-I-know-of <wink>

Mark.




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