[Spambayes] Hats off!

Tim Peters tim.peters at gmail.com
Sat Apr 9 19:17:01 CEST 2011


[Michael Kallay]
> I’d like to congratulate you on the quality of your product.
> I have donated in the past, and I will again in honor of this
> (next time I am connected to my corp network, so that
> Microsoft will match my gift)
>
> Yesterday a friend of mine sent me a chain letter (see
> below) which SpamBayes put in my Junk Mail Suspects
> folder.
>
> This morning she sent an apology (see below) which
> SpamBayes accepted as legitimate, and kept in my Inbox.
>
> Conclusion: SpamBayes is smarter than my Ph.D. friend…

Actually, it means you are ;-)  SB has no notion of the difference
between ham & spam beyond how _you've_ trained it.  Presumably some -
say - conspiracy buff would have trained their SB to think that chain
latter was pure gold :-)


> Congratulations, give yourselves a raise!

OK!  Zero times 10 is still zero, though ;-)


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