[SpamBayes] Thunderbird Extension?
RickFriedman at vfemail.net
Wed Sep 22 23:03:20 CEST 2004
Actually, the integrated Thunderbird junk mail filtering is modeled
after Spambayes. The chief Thunderbird developer, Scott MacGregor posted
this little tidbit on the forums at Mozillazine.org:
"We model / emulate ourselves after spambayes. We both use the same core
algorithm. They have a lot more tokenizer rules than we do."
So, the difference would seem to be the tokenizer rules.
Skip Montanaro wrote:
> Matt> I'm wondering if anyone has started a little SpamBayes Thunderbird
> Matt> Extension project yet.
> We heard rumors awhile ago (six months?) that someone was incorporating the
> SpamBayes classifier enhancements into Mozilla's mail program (that's what
> Thunderbird is, right?), but I don't recall any announcement about project
> completion/release. You might ask on the relevant mailing list in the
> Mozilla world.
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