speed of spambayes?
aahz at pythoncraft.com
Wed Dec 3 03:14:46 CET 2003
In article <7xznedqxyx.fsf_-_ at ruckus.brouhaha.com>,
Paul Rubin <http://phr.cx@NOSPAM.invalid> wrote:
>Can someone using spambayes tell me about how fast it runs? I'm using
>Spamassassin right now but it takes around 1.5 seconds to process a
>message on a 2 ghz Athlon. I believe part of that time is spent doing
>network lookups to check the source addresses against various spam
>blacklists. I want to crunch through several gigabytes of spam
>folders to see if any legitimate messages got trapped, so need a fast
>classifier with a low false negative rate (it's ok if the false
>positive rate isn't so low, since almost all the messages in these
>folders are already spam).
Maybe I shouldn't tell you this so you're forced to use a Python app,
but you can either disable the network checks or run spamd. ;-)
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