[spambayes-dev] Results for DNS lookup in tokenizer
skip at pobox.com
Sat Apr 10 23:48:20 EDT 2004
Matt> In particular, there are two servers that receive mail for a
Matt> webmaster address, a postmaster address, and an ARIN contact
Matt> address that I read. Those addresses get almost nothing but spam,
Matt> but I need to get what little legitimate mail does get sent to
Matt> them. Using mine_received_headers, I'd have a very strong spam
Matt> clue that was really for the wrong reason. Whether that one clue
Matt> would push the legitimate mail that I get at those addresses into
Matt> the wrong bucket is hard for me to tell since I don't get enough
Matt> legitimate mail sent to them to be able to perform much of an
Unless those messages are extremely short, I doubt it would matter much.
It's going to be just one clue among many. I have no trouble getting the
occasional good mail from the pychecker mailing list, which gets almost
nothing but spam these days.
Matt> It seems that it's easier for a spammer to find a compromised PC
Matt> to relay though than it is for them to find someone willing to
Matt> host a their site.
In which case I doubt either of these network ip classification schemes will
have much effect.
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