SA 3.1.0 scoring a lot of messages on this list rather high..

Julian Field MailScanner at
Sat Dec 3 18:05:09 GMT 2005

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Glenn Steen wrote:

>On 03/12/05, Dhawal Doshy <dhawal at> wrote:
>>Matt Kettler wrote:
>>>It would appear that references to the wiki cause a strong-scoring SA 3.1.0 rule
>>>to fire off. "URI_NO_WWW_INFO_CGI", which matches URIs to CGI scripts in the
>>>info tld that don't start with www. matches the hostname
>>>requirements, and direct links to various PHP sub-pages containing a ? cause a
>>>match for the cgi part.
>>>This rule scores rather high, particularly for set3 users:
>>>score URI_NO_WWW_INFO_CGI 3.280 3.241 3.792 4.100
>>>And it double-fires with INFO_TLD:
>>>score INFO_TLD 1.373 0.813 1.457 1.273
>>>Giving messages with links to the wiki a >5.3 point penalty just for linking
>>>articles in the wiki (rather harsh).  This is contributing to some FPs on this
>>>Users might want to check and either whitelist this list, or adjust the scores
>>>of those rules.
>>If it helps anyone, i am using these 2 lines in my sa prefs to whitelist
>>the list.
>>whitelist_from_rcvd owner-mailscanner at
>>bayes_ignore_from owner-mailscanner at
>>- dhawal
>With the risk of reopening the debate of what shoud go in
>, or not... Wouldn't that be rather nice defaults for
>Jules to add? Or perhaps after any move of the list, amended to the
>new service .....:)
Good idea. Once the list is moved, I'll try to remember to do this.

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