[Spambayes] RE: Need more training messages

Anthony Baxter anthony at interlink.com.au
Mon Sep 29 09:10:59 EDT 2003

>>> Skip Montanaro wrote
> We know very little about how well SpamBayes works on *ham* which is written
> in non-Western European character sets.  The idea is that we provide an
> initial training database which allows SpamBayes to do a reasonable job
> scoring mail at the start.  I wouldn't want to include Asian spam and no
> Asian ham.  If a Japanese user installs SB and uses the starter database,
> they would likely be disappointed.

On the other hand, spambayes does a killer job for me in nailing asian
spam. But then, as I get zero asian ham (*) this is a pretty easy target.

(*) presumably asian ham would be some sort of Pork in Black-bean sauce or
Anthony Baxter     <anthony at interlink.com.au>   
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