[Spambayes] Alpha2 Pre-release

Tim Stone - Four Stones Expressions tim at fourstonesExpressions.com
Fri Jan 31 14:39:57 EST 2003

1/30/2003 2:33:22 PM, Richie Hindle <richie at entrian.com> wrote:

>I've built an alpha2 source release of Spambayes.  Before we put it up on
>the main web site, I'd feel a lot better if someone could smoke-test it for
>me - I may have made some horrible mistake that I'm too close to see...
>I've put it here:
>  http://entrian.com/spambayes/spambayes-1.0a2-pre.zip
>  http://entrian.com/spambayes/spambayes-1.0a2-pre.tar.gz  
>For POP3 proxy users, this release should be GUI out of the box - install
>it, run pop3proxy.py, point your browser at the URL, go to the Config page
>and enter your POP3 server details, change your email client to point at
>the proxy, and you're away - messages are classfied and you can train
>through the web.
>For hammie users there's Neale's new muttrc and spambayes.el, and Skip's
>proxytee lets hammie users train through the web interface.  Tim Stone's
>import/export script should make upgrading easy, for now and in the future.

The operative word there is 'should'.  Please back your database up before 
migrating it, until we know for sure there aren't bugs in the script.  - TimS

>Assorted improvements to the tokeniser and classifier make spambayes even
>more accurate.
>What else has changed?  We should do a proper release announcement - I
>don't keep up with the Outlook plug-in, so what's new there?  Who've I
>offended by forgetting about their fantastic new feature?  8-)
>One question for those who know about these things: I originally built the
>release on Windows, but then realised that all the source files in both the
>zip and tar.gz archives had Windows line-endings.  People installing and
>editing on unix would see '^M's all over the place (possibly, depending on
>their editor).  Is there a distutils option I've missed to prevent this?
>Anyway, I rebuilt the archives on unix (thanks Neale!).
>Richie Hindle
>richie at entrian.com
>Spambayes mailing list
>Spambayes at python.org

c'est moi - TimS

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