[Spambayes] Spambayes/procmail

David Abrahams dave at boost-consulting.com
Mon Mar 31 13:52:21 EST 2003

Skip Montanaro <skip at pobox.com> writes:

>     Dave> Here's what I've never understood about this system: shouldn't it
>     Dave> be enough to label spam?  GNUs gives me a key to label a message
>     Dave> as spam.  If I collect all of those, shouldn't I be able to tell
>     Dave> spambayes that everything in my INBOX that's been read and isn't
>     Dave> in my SpamBox is ham?
> I suspect you can use or adapt Neil Schemenauer's mboxtrain.py script to do
> what you want.  I started doing things this way before that was an option
> though.

Excellent!  Thank you.

>     >> This setup works fine for me, though probably won't be as attractive
>     >> for people who aren't as addicted to the shell prompt as I am.
>     Dave> Well, I'm not sure I understand it yet, but I think I'll get
>     Dave> there.
> Yeah, it will probably take awhile.  If you fetch your email via POP you
> might find the pop3proxy a better fit.  It provides a web-based training
> interface.

Nope; I'm using IMAP.

Dave Abrahams
Boost Consulting

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