[Spambayes] spambayes fronting a mailing list?
Tim Stone - Four Stones Expressions
tim at fourstonesExpressions.com
Thu Jan 16 07:13:09 EST 2003
1/16/2003 12:11:59 AM, Anthony Baxter <anthony at interlink.com.au> wrote:
>>>> Barry A. Warsaw wrote
>> So as your list warms up, you'll be training the system. I wonder how
>> long it'll take before spambayes gets pretty good at detecting what's
>> appropriate and what's not for your list?
>This seems like a plan - so long as the UI doesn't suck too hard :)
>Previous experiments have shown that it learns _really_ quickly,
>if the subject matter's really focussed... something like 20 messages
>gave a remarkably good result, from memory.
This is exactly what I did, and it started producing results immediately.
After I had trained on only a few (maybe 5) or so spam, it began classifying
nearly all spam correctly. It didn't classify ham correctly very often at
that point, but I was ok with that. Unsures and ham are much the same to
me... - TimS
>Anthony Baxter <anthony at interlink.com.au>
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