[Spambayes] training WAS: aging information

Juergen Hermann jh at web.de
Wed Feb 19 01:30:27 EST 2003

On Tue, 18 Feb 2003 12:48:07 -0600, Tim Stone - Four Stones Expressions wrote:

>An idea that we toyed with, and even made a prototype implementation, was to 
>include an smtpproxy in the mix.  With that, you could train by forwarding a 
>mail to spam@ or ham at .  This was very convenient, and eliminated much of the 
>'increasingly-annoying chore' you refer to (which incidentally is part-and-
>parcel of bayesian (machine learning) algorithms).  The problem with using an 
>smtpproxy is that most mailers mess around with the headers.

Well, for those mailers that don't, it would be a much nicer way than the 
"Review" page, especially after initial training. My client has a "Bounce" option 
that, unlike "Forward", basically just adds one more Via header and leaves the 
rest of the msg intact.

Ciao, Jürgen

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