[spambayes-dev] Another incremental training idea...

Eli Stevens (WG.c) listsub at wickedgrey.com
Thu Jan 15 03:37:42 EST 2004

Tim Peters wrote:
> Alas(?!), I'm getting a lot less spam than I used to -- since
> Christmas Eve of 2003 (when I started saving all my email), I've only
> gotten 1834 of the beasties, less than 100 per day.  It used to be
> well over 200 a day.

I've 540 spam on my personal account since June, 2002 and 365 since May 2003
on my list subscription account.  Until recently, it was _highly_
repetitive - I suspect my corpus is atypical for people inclined to do test
runs (hence my interest).

> Maybe the photos of my penis I sent out
> convinced spammers there's no point in trying to sell snow to an
> Eskimo <wink>.

<aghast> Tim, there are impressionable young classifiers present!  Imagine
what training such vile filth as ham will do to Skip's minimalist hammie.db!

Viagra'ly yrs,

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Teach a man to mud, and he plays for a lifetime.
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