[Spambayes] full o' spaces
francois.granger at free.fr
Mon Mar 10 01:15:41 EST 2003
At 12:26 +1300 10/03/2003, in message RE: [Spambayes] full o' spaces,
Meyer, Tony wrote:
> > this is not at all to say
>> that this will be the case here but as new ideas are bandied
>> about, i posit that it is a good idea to make sure that
>> previously discarded methodologies be reexamined periodically.
>I would absolutely agree with this. To grab the box for a minute
>and add my 2c to the discussion about being reactive or proactive:
> But I don't think these should be checked in, unless they do
>demonstrate that they make a difference. The important thing is to
>code them, and test them, and note those tests & code so that later
>on, (when, for example, white space spam is really common), we can
>be as quickly reactive as possible, just grabbing code from the
>archive, re-testing it and deploying it.
This bring the idea of creating kind of a "plugin" concept for adding
or removing rules ?
Hofstadter's Law :
It always takes longer than you expect, even when you take into
account Hofstadter's Law.
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