[Spambayes] spambayes fronting a mailing list?

Barry A. Warsaw barry at python.org
Thu Jan 16 18:51:20 EST 2003

>>>>> "RWWH" == Rob W W Hooft <rob at hooft.net> writes:

    RWWH> This sounds reasonable, but this can also be implemented as
    RWWH> a "preloaded database" that comes with spambayes. This is
    RWWH> something many people have already asked for.

I thought about this, and from Mailman's perspective it wouldn't be
hard to pre-train the list on some known spam when spambayes is
enabled.  If there is actual list traffic at that point, then perhaps
we can assume it's all ham and train on a balanced number of messages.

There may need to be hooks to reset, retrain or untrain the system.  I
think those are all tractable but not something I've addressed in my


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