[Spambayes] full o' spaces

Francois Granger 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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