[Spambayes] full o' spaces

Charles Cazabon python-spambayes at discworld.dyndns.org
Fri Mar 7 14:39:02 EST 2003

Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> wrote:
> > We don't need to worry about spammers' ideas that will be killed by other
> > forces.
> Precisely.  This particular message landed right in the middle of the
> unsure.  Training on it didn't affect its later classification much.  That
> suggests that to swing that message into the spam region, one or more new
> techniques need to be developed which highlight an attribute of that
> message.

As more spammers use the technique, it automatically becomes a better
indicator of spamminess.  You don't really need to manually twiddle knobs.  At
most, adding a metatoken might help, but as Tim has pushed for all along, if
that doesn't make a measurable difference don't do it.

Charles Cazabon                 <python-spambayes at discworld.dyndns.org>
GPL'ed software available at:     http://www.qcc.ca/~charlesc/software/

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