[Spambayes] Whitelisting for spam reports

Tony Meyer tameyer at ihug.co.nz
Sun Oct 16 00:11:05 CEST 2005


>>> So, you say that i should discard any of these messages manually
>>> everytime?
>>
>> No, place a filter in your mail user agent's filter configuration  
>> that
>> saves these messages off to a mailbox before SpamBayes sees them.
>
> As i said, i am a normal user and i use a freemail account. I can't
> intercept messages on the server before they are delivered to me. I  
> know
> that this is no problem if i had access to the mailserver, but  
> Spambayes
> is also for endusers and in this case a whitelist is useful (=read:  
> the
> only possibility).

Any mail client lets you filter out messages; you don't have to do  
this server-side.  If you don't want to train on these messages, then  
don't.

If you really want whitelisting, then FAQ 6.6 explains what needs to  
be done to add it.

=Tony.Meyer

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