Upgrade Autolearn problems

Stephe Campbell campbell at CNPAPERS.COM
Wed Feb 4 21:54:18 GMT 2004

Mr. Field,

OK, my mistake. Total confusion here on my part.

Thanks for the quick answer. Do you have any ideas though on why the list
began catching a high bayes score. Do I need to "refresh" my Bayes files
(relearn or something)? Almost everything is receiving high Bayesian
probabilities. Seems like a SA problem, but I haven't changed that for a

Thanks and sorry for the extra effort I caused.

Steve Campbell
campbell at cnpapers.com
Charleston Newspapers

----- Original Message -----
From: "Julian Field" <mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK>
Sent: Wednesday, February 04, 2004 4:31 PM
Subject: Re: Upgrade Autolearn problems

> At 19:11 04/02/2004, you wrote:
> >I upgraded to the latest greatest on Monday. I noticed the listing about
> >having to whitelist this mailing list today and thought nothing of it, as
> >have always received the mailings from this list.
> >
> >I upgraded MailWatch today, and was watching the screen go by, and
> >that this list was flagged as spam. So I looked at the headers and sure
> >enough, there is an "autolearn" component in the header. After going back
> >when the upgrade of MS took place and reviewing some of those headers,
> >too have "autolearn". Now I'm not getting any mail at all.
> >
> >I checked my MailScanner.conf and it has the following in it:
> >
> >SpamAssassin Auto Whitelist = no
> Autolearn is related to the Bayes engine, it's nothing to do with
> auto-whitelisting.
> >So now I'm lost. And I also don't know if I'll ever hear from you again.
> >
> >Is there some new function in the new MS that turns this on, related to
> >something else?
> >
> >
> >
> >Steve Campbell
> >campbell at cnpapers.com
> >Charleston Newspapers
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