[Spambayes] It gets funnier all the time....

Tim Stone - Four Stones Expressions tim at fourstonesExpressions.com
Wed Feb 12 10:17:15 EST 2003


2/12/2003 8:55:59 AM, Neil Schemenauer <nas at python.ca> wrote:

>Rob W.W. Hooft wrote:
>> But that means that if we wan't to be able to use the clues in
>> spambayes, we either have to make a token base64-encoding-missing or
>> we have to decode it to get the clues from the body.
>
>Generating a clue sounds best, assuming SB doesn't nail it already.

I doubt that the tokenizer would generate any meaningful tokens from this 
message.  Generating a token would be the right way to do it, any ideas how?  
- TimS

>
>> I was lucky enough not to see any body parts in this case because
>> Mozilla is smart enough not to decode it.... If this stays a loophole,
>> more and more spammers might start using it.
>
>This behavior is a nightmare for virus filters since they have to know
>how clients will interpret messages.  This behavior has been present for
>a long time.  Exporer does a similar thing.  I'm not holding my breath
>for them to change it.
>
>  Neil
>
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