[Spambayes] Promoting Spambayes (was Re: FYI: Java implementation)

Matt Sergeant msergeant at startechgroup.co.uk
Wed Jan 22 10:08:53 EST 2003


On Tuesday, Jan 21, 2003, at 17:11 Europe/London, Justin Mason wrote:

> Neil Schemenauer said:
>> Matt Sergeant wrote:
>>> Mozilla and SpamAssassin both copy their bayesian code from spambayes
>>> (including tokenisation ideas and combiners).
>>
>> I, for one, am extremely pleased to hear that.  It would be a shame if
>> people kept using Paul Graham's original algorithm after all the work
>> that was put in improving Spambayes.  Despite what was said at the 
>> spam
>> conference, I think the algorithm is important.
>
> BTW it's worth noting we didn't just "nab" the ideas ;)

Well I did, and then I gave SA most of my code ;-)

Matt.




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