Training SA

Julian Field mailscanner at
Tue Feb 24 15:50:38 GMT 2004

At 15:42 24/02/2004, you wrote:
>Julian Field <mailto:mailscanner at ECS.SOTON.AC.UK> wrote:
> > At 15:20 24/02/2004, you wrote:
> >>>>> Michael St. Laurent wrote:
> >>>>> I have MailScanner set to add the {Spam?} tag to the Subject line
> >>>>> and to make the original message an attachment.  Will either of
> >>>>> these throw off the training process?
> >
> > Yes.
> >
>Okay then.  I guess I need to turn off the feature that puts the original
>spam message into an attachment.
>Is the modification of the Subject line Okay or will that also screw up the

There's an option you can put into spam.assassin.prefs.conf that tells SA
to ignore particular headers when learning mail. Read "man
Mail::SpamAssassin::Conf" to find it.
Julian Field
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