Which messages to feed to Bayes?

Spicer, Kevin Kevin.Spicer at BMRB.CO.UK
Fri Feb 27 09:52:13 GMT 2004

Jan-Peter Koopmann wrote:
> is that really true? Of course it would be perfect to get the
> original message. But a changed header does not automatically
> mean that learning the rest of the message does not make
> send, does it? The database will still learn from the body,
> that the words are considered to be spammy.

The most important thing is that the messageID is preserved as SA uses that as a key.  If the messageID is not preserved salearn won't realise that it has already learned from the message.  This means it will learn the message twice (once as ham and once as spam) rather than relearning it.

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