[Spambayes] Question (Possible feature request)

Coe, Bob rcoe at CambridgeMA.GOV
Wed Jan 19 21:44:14 CET 2005

> > Also, would this ham move be able to handle the following senario?
> > 
> > We would like to run Outlook rules on the standard inbox.
> > 
> > After such, all none whitelist email will be moved by said 
> > rule to a secondary mail folder that will have spambayes scan 
> > it.  The Spam and Maybe Spam will still go to their 
> > respective folders, however anything left behind is moved 
> > back into the standard inbox.
> > 
> > Is this something that would be possible with 1.1?
> Yes - this is exactly the sort of thing that the new functionality
> is designed to handle.  You'd just get SpamBayes to watch/filter
> the secondary mail folder, and set the ham/good mail action to
> "move to inbox".
> =Tony.Meyer

Can the Outlook rule recognize that it's seen the message before? If not, I think you're going to get a forwarding loop. Even if Spambayes (but not Outlook) knows that it's seen the message before, the non-whitelist ham will collect in the secondary folder, which still isn't what you want.


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