[Spambayes] proposed changes to hammie & co.

Tim Stone - Four Stones Expressions tim@fourstonesExpressions.com
Wed Nov 20 05:06:56 2002

11/19/2002 10:42:36 PM, Neale Pickett <neale@woozle.org> wrote:

>So then, "Tim Peters" <tim_one@email.msn.com> is all like:
>> Heresy is fine, but I don't understand what the goal of this is.
>> [snip]
>> Taking the classifier class out of classifer.py doesn't make sense to
>> me on the face of it, but maybe it would if I understood the goal.
>Right now we have only one classifier, a Bayesian classifier, so when
>Tim Stone consolidated all the PersistentBayes classes into a Bayes
>class, it seemed (to me) like all the things called "Bayes" should be
>found there.
>Having gotten home and ingested some cabbage pie, I think the classifier
>module is fine, and we should instead rename the Bayes module to
>something like "Persistent".  In the future, concievably, there may be
>another non-Bayesian classifier that we will still want to wrap with our
>cool persistence classes.  So the misnomer is the Bayes module, not the
>classifier module.

How about PersistentClassifier?

>I think I'll have humble pie for dessert ;)
- Tim

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