Spam score not add up

Julian Field mailscanner at
Wed Jun 11 14:55:23 IST 2003

At 14:49 11/06/2003, you wrote:
>Dear all,
>One question hope anyone's advise:
>I start to add my own tests on spam.assassin.prefs.conf.
>The rule is
>body SPAM_SITE_001 /
>describe SPAM_SITE_001 Testing
>score 10.0
>The /etc/mail/spamassassin/ links
>to /opt/MailScanner/etc/spam.assassin.prefs.conf
>With a test, I expect to have a score greater than 10, instead of 3.6.  See
>bellow for test result.
>X-mailer: Pegasus Mail for Windows (v4.01)
>Content-type: text/plain; charset=US-ASCII
>Content-transfer-encoding: 7BIT
>Content-description: Mail message body
>X-MailScanner-Information: Please contact the ISP for more information
>X-MailScanner: Found to be clean
>X-MailScanner-SpamCheck: not spam, SpamAssassin (score=3.6, required 5,
>  BAYES_00, SPAM_SITE_001)
>X-MailScanner-SpamScore: sss
>X-PMFLAGS: 34078848 0 1 Y0604D.CNM

But it hit the BAYES_00 rule as well, which has a negative score. If you
have a very recent MailScanner, you can switch on an option that will show
you the score of each rule that "hits".
Julian Field
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