[Spambayes] Obvious Spam Missed...

Dave Hall dave-spambayes at dnh.sk.ca
Tue Sep 16 16:27:20 EDT 2003

On Tue, Sep 16, 2003 at 04:11:45PM -0400, Tim Peters wrote:
> [Dave Hall]
> > I trained with a little over 500 ham and 1500 spam, so far nothing
> > has been misclassified and only a few unsures in just over a week of
> > use.  It even captured a bunch of double-bounced spam to
> > mailer-daemon on my server (it gets delivered to my inbox).   A 1:3
> > ratio does not seem to skew things, at least not for my typical mail.
> It's more complicated than that <wink>:  the experimental_ham_spam_imbalance
> option is enabled by default in the Outlook client, but disabled by default
> for all other spambayes applications.  So unless we know how you're using
> spambayes, your testimony isn't telling us whether the option isn't needed
> for your 1:3 imbalance, or that the option is helping with your 1:3
> imbalance.

Ah, that could make a difference.  I'm not using the outlook plugin, just 
qmail/hammie/procmail at present.



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