[Spambayes] what else is needed for a first (source) release?

Richie Hindle richie at entrian.com
Tue Jan 14 19:29:04 EST 2003

> ...Integration with Mutt...

> Well, my wife is currently using mutt with hammiefilter in her procmailrc
> and mboxtrain being run from a cron job.  Is this an acceptable "with
> mutt" configuration, or were you thinking of something that mutt could
> run itself, like the outlook plugin?

Your setup is great, but there is also the plugin route.  Many people might
prefer it because it's more user-driven and doesn't depend on cron jobs and
so on.  This way also means you don't need to keep spam around in your

Nick Moffitt's article at http://www.linuxjournal.com/article.php?sid=6439
shows how to integrate Bogofilter with Mutt such that Save automatically
trains as ham, commands like Reply and so on do the same (on the grounds
that you never save or reply to spam), and there's a new Delete As Spam

Nick's system does auto-training as well, so it's a little different from
what we'd expect with the current Spambayes, but the idea is the same.
It's something that Don Marti, the Limux Journal editor, was keen on (I get
the impression it's because he's a Mutt user and wants to use Spambayes as
a plugin 8-)

> Either way, I'm volunteering to help with or do this one :)

Wonderful - many thanks!  Hopefully Nick's article explains the idea in

Richie Hindle
richie at entrian.com

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