[Spambayes] Latest spammer trick stymied - QUESTION

Meyer, Tony T.A.Meyer at massey.ac.nz
Tue Apr 1 14:06:30 EST 2003

> I think there ought to be a FAQ on the web page somehwere, to the tune
> Q: Hey!  Why don't you implement cool tokenizer trick X?  I think it
>    would really foil those spammers!
> A: Have you run your tokenizer trick against a set of messages to see
>    it actually works?  Many times what seems like a good idea turns
>    not to help much, and sometimes even hurts.  If you have a good
>    you've run it against a batch of messages and can prove that it
>    helps, paste the code for your technique and the proof to the
>    list.  Otherwise, you will likely get a message from Tim Peters
>    why you need to test your idea :)


I would also suggest that if they are not coders, and don't wish to be,
then they could try posting a feature request via the sf system.

=Tony Meyer

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