Feature request!

Matt Kettler mkettler at EVI-INC.COM
Wed Sep 4 19:13:54 IST 2002

As a side-note, the spamassasin team is already working on adding a
Bayesian filter to SA. But that probably won't happen till 2.5x at least.


of course, the added mailscanner API would be great for adding on all kinds
of other filters too :)

At 10:24 AM 9/4/2002 +0100, Quentin wrote:
>The ability to chose an A-V product from a largish range and use that
>with MailScanner is good. Even better is the ability to run two or more
>of those A-V products in "series" (we do this using Sophos & McAfee).
>I would like to do something similar with the anti-spam tool. At present
>only SpamAssassin seems to be on offer. It would be nice if there was a
>well defined API offered by MailScanner that allowed alternative
>anti-spam products or home-grown software to be used. Even better if two
>or more anti-spam packages can be run in "series".
>The motivation for this request is to be able to experiment with some
>home-written anti-spam software, for example, a Bayesian filter (see
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