How do I tag e-mails in foreign languages e-mails this as SPAM?

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Apr 8 19:34:58 IST 2003

At 19:23 08/04/2003, you wrote:

>How do I tag e-mails in foreign languages like this as SPAM (see attached 
>e-mail)?  I receive SPAM in French, Spanish, etc how do I
>tag this as well?  Is there a way to maybe have MailScanner and 
>SpamAssassin use multiple language files to solve this issue? I
>could block e-mail from .fr and .mx, but that is going overboard it 
>seems.  SPAM is bad, SPAM in a foreign language is worse IMO and
>seems pointless if the person doesn't understand the language.

Read "man Mail::SpamAssassin::Conf" and look for the language options in there.

>Return-Path: <xmesfavorix at>
>Received: from (root at localhost)
>         by (8.11.6/8.11.6) with ESMTP id h37Evt510321
>         for <donovan at>; Mon, 7 Apr 2003 09:57:55 -0500
>Received: from ( 
>         by (8.11.6/8.11.6) with ESMTP id 
> h37EvM810309
>         for <donovan at>; Mon, 7 Apr 2003 09:57:22 -0500
>Received: from monsieur ( 
>         by (Postfix) with SMTP id 835BF11A992
>         for <donovan at>; Sun,  6 Apr 2003 07:54:04 
> +0200 (CEST)
>From: "" <xmesfavorix at>
>Reply-To: "" <xmesfavorix at>
>Subject: Un site à découvrir !
>Date: Fri, 4 apr 2003 18:31:24 +0200
>Importance: normal
>X-Mailer: GOTO Software Sarbacane Vs 1.10C
>Mime-Version: 1.0
>Content-Type: text/plain; charset="ISO-8859-1"
>X-mailer: Sarbacane 1.10
>Message-Id: <20030406055405.835BF11A992 at>
>To: undisclosed-recipients:;
>X-MailScanner-Information: Please contact the ISP for more information
>X-MailScanner: Found to be clean
>X-MailScanner-SpamCheck: not spam, SpamAssassin (score=4.1, required 5,
>X-MailScanner-SpamScore: ssss
>X-MIME-Autoconverted: from quoted-printable to 8bit by 
>id h37Evt510321
>X-MIME-Autoconverted: from 8bit to quoted-printable by id 

Julian Field
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