[Spambayes] Tony Meyer - Training question

Bill Hely bill.hely at helyholdings.com
Sun Sep 18 11:59:15 CEST 2005


Thanks Tony. Much appreciated.

 - Bill H.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: spambayes-bounces at python.org
> [mailto:spambayes-bounces at python.org] On Behalf Of Tony Meyer
> Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 6:37 PM
> To: sales at technology.cc
> Cc: spambayes at python.org
> Subject: Re: [Spambayes] Tony Meyer - Training question
>
>
> > At this time I would like to know if you have changed your
> > opinion on training since then. Here's what you said in a
message
> > to me on August 10, 2004 after reading my draft chapter.
> [...]
>
> Yes, I would stick to what I said then.  I would perhaps add
that
> after time it is probably worth adjusting the thresholds, so
> that not
> quite as much ends up in the unsure folder, but maybe that's
too
> advanced.
>
> > I basically distilled your advice down to "do no pre-training
at
> > all - train only on the UNSURE folder".
>
> *And* any mistakes.
>
> > Where do you stand on training these days, for people who
simply
> > will not or cannot follow a complicated set of instructions.
> It still seems that 'fpfnunsure' (all mistakes and unsures)
gives
> generally good results with SpamBayes, and it's certainly the
> easiest
> method to use with the Outlook plug-in.  I would (and do) still

> recommend it.
>
> =Tony.Meyer

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