Recommendation on Bayes Score

Scott Silva ssilva at SGVWATER.COM
Tue Aug 30 00:06:07 IST 2005

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Max Kipness spake the following on 8/29/2005 10:00 AM:
> I have my Bayes score set at the default 3.5. A good amount of spam is
> caught by my system using Bayes, SA rules, Razor, DCC, and Pyzor. However
> there is an increasing amount of spam getting is getting through. When I
> look at the headers of these particular emails, sometimes it might have a
> Razor score and/or DCC adding a bit to the score, and the Bayes is ALWAYS at
> 3.50. My score required for it to be considered spam is 6.
> Should I raise the Bayes score and just make sure the Bayes databases are
> well tuned?
> Are they any other checks that I could perform?
> Thanks,
> Max
Why not increase the scores for razor, DCC, and pyzor instead. I think
you would have much less likelyhood of false positives.


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