[Spambayes] filter misclassification
tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Wed May 11 08:57:38 CEST 2005
> Indeed I require the message to be scored as "ham". But
> despite my retraining with just 15 messages each for "spam"
> and "ham" (to keep the database balanced), I get the
> following message again delivered to my "spam" folder.
> Interestingly the message has no "X-Spambayes-Classification"
> header added but instead has "X-Folder:Bulk".
The "X-Folder" header is not added by SpamBayes (you can grep through the
source to verify that). If there isn't a "X-Spambayes-Classification"
header, then SpamBayes hasn't seen the message (unless there's a
"X-Spambayes-Exception" header, which means it saw it and choked).
Which SpamBayes script are you using? sb_filter? sb_imapfilter?
sb_server? (I suspect sb_filter).
It sounds like the most likely explaination is that some other filter is
moving the message. Is that possible? (Either a local filter or one
upstream if this is on an IMAP server).
Please always include the list (spambayes at python.org) in your replies
(reply-all), and please don't send me personal mail about SpamBayes.
http://www.massey.ac.nz/~tameyer/writing/reply_all.html explains this.
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