Which messages to feed to Bayes?

Michael St. Laurent mikes at HARTWELLCORP.COM
Thu Feb 26 23:56:54 GMT 2004

Matt Kettler <mailto:mkettler at EVI-INC.COM> wrote:
> At 06:47 PM 2/26/2004, Michael St. Laurent wrote:
>> Excellent.  Okay, what about spam messages that have lost their
>> headers becuase the user forwarded it to me (Outlook strips the
>> headers when you do that).  Will it still benefit from looking at
>> just the body of the message?
> No.. SA requires a complete email to be trained, and it learns from
> both the headers and the body at the same time.
> If you can get them to forward you the message as an attachment with
> headers, or use some kind of redirect feature that keeps the headers
> intact you should be OK.. But plain forwards don't work.

So what happens when it *does* get a message with no real header

Michael St. Laurent
Hartwell Corporation

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