[Spambayes] spambayes fronting a mailing list?

Barry A. Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Jan 16 18:48:57 EST 2003

    Rob> Doesn't it take time before the first spam arrives on a brand
    Rob> new mailinglist? Spambayes' results are going to be real
    Rob> lousy if it is trained on 200 ham and 0 spam messages....

It might be, but how will that lousiness manifest?  As false
negatives?  If so, the -spam reporting address for the list should
eventually warm up the spam side, right?

Depending on how much your legitimate list traffic looks like spam
already, it might warm up pretty quickly.


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