speed of spambayes?

Paul Rubin http
Fri Dec 5 22:30:15 CET 2003

aahz at pythoncraft.com (Aahz) writes:
> >I'm running tens of thousands of messages through it one after another.
> >It could really be that many distinct addresses.
> Maybe.  OTOH, my ISP (Panix) uses SA for several thousand customers, so
> I'm sure they can't be taking 1.5 seconds per message.  Either they're
> running much heavier hardware than you (unlikely, IMO) or they've got
> some config difference that makes it work.

I wonder if it's possible to import the spam address blacklists
(update the local copy a few times a day) instead of doing constant
network hits on them.  That would speed things up a lot.

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