[Spambayes] Email client integration -- what's needed?

Tim@mail.powweb.com Tim@mail.powweb.com
Tue Nov 5 00:34:27 2002

So exactly how does one 'untrain' given a particular message?

11/4/2002 6:21:41 PM, Tim Peters <tim.one@comcast.net> wrote:

>> a collection of msgs", the latter to remember,
>> e.g., which msgs have been trained as ham, and which as spam.
>> Remembering is an interesting idea, but what real purpose does it
>> serve aside from making testing easier?
>Not for testing.  Say a user discovers they made a mistake, and moves 
>misclassified spam into their ham folder.  The action needed then is
>two-fold:  *un*train the msg as spam, *re*train on it as ham.  That's 
>many manual steps for a user to keep track of.  If a training class
>remembers what it's done with each msg, though, you need merely 
inform it
>that msg X has moved from thither to yon, and it can deduce 
>needed from that.  Likewise if the user drags a msg from their unsure 
>into a ham folder, or into a spam folder, etc.
>Life might be easier this way if a client supported attaching 
metadata to
>msgs too (Outlook supports rich facilities for doing so; others are 
>restricted to injecting more headers).
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- Tim