[Spambayes] training WAS: aging information

Tim Stone - Four Stones Expressions tim at fourstonesExpressions.com
Tue Feb 18 16:13:01 EST 2003

2/18/2003 4:02:18 PM, Neale Pickett <neale at woozle.org> wrote:

>Tim Stone - Four Stones Expressions <tim at fourstonesExpressions.com> writes:
>> But you bring up an interesting point, in that it's very possible that 
>> to train will be viewed as an annoying chore by many people.
>IMHO, anything more than a "delete as spam" button is going to be too
>much for most people.  Mail administrators would likely be willing to
>put up with more procedure, so maybe a forwarding mechanism like you
>describe would work if there is a central adminstrator.
>I suspect that providing a "spam" folder that people could drag
>false-positives into wouldn't be too much to ask of them.  If you can
>get them to do that, a site administrator can set up mboxtrain to run
>against their mailboxes nightly and retrain the database.  I would like
>to set something like this up on woozle (my home box) but I don't have
>time yet.
>But I think, in general, any training procedure that requires more than
>a single click, or a click and drag, is going to be seen as just as
>annoying as the spam itself.

This will be a challenge for wind'ohs stuff in general (except OL) But hey, 
we're bright people, so we should be able to figure *something* out <wink> - 

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