[Spambayes] Promoting Spambayes (was Re: FYI: Java
msergeant at startechgroup.co.uk
Wed Jan 22 10:04:09 EST 2003
On Tuesday, Jan 21, 2003, at 16:28 Europe/London, Phillip J. Eby wrote:
>> It's nice to be proud of software, but when it's open source you
>> kinda leave it wide open for us to nab your ideas ;-)
> That's the whole point of promoting Spambayes, really. To get the
> "good stuff" into the hands of more people. I'd rather see lots of
> programs using the more effective ideas, than have a bunch of
> non-programmers try less effective tools and swear off of "learning"
> spam filters because of it.
True, but I can also see the flip side of it - it's almost always
better to have a number of different tools implementing different
algorithms because then the spammers have to work a *lot* harder to get
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