[Spambayes] full o' spaces

Neil Schemenauer nas at python.ca
Fri Mar 7 12:55:40 EST 2003

Skip Montanaro wrote:
> Correct, but as we all know, the spammers learn and we have no way of
> directly measuring our effectiveness at destroying their business.  All we
> can measure directly is how effective we are at segregating their messages
> into spam folders.

I think we can indirectly determine that by what techniques become
popular.  I suppose a quickly changing set of techniques could be
interpreted as a sign of effective filters.  Based on that, I would say
we are starting to get somewhere but the war it not over by a long shot.


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