Strange scoring problem

Kai Schaetzl maillists at CONACTIVE.COM
Wed Dec 14 18:31:20 GMT 2005

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Sam wrote on         Wed, 14 Dec 2005 17:03:29 +0100:

> more than 90 % of spams are marked as BAYES_99 (that's why I did not 
> notice the BAYES_95 error before)

Anyway, a value of 4 should be enough to boost it over the 5 threshold 
since surely a few other rules (specifically URI) will hit as well. That's 
the whole idea of scoring: don't categorize with just one rule.
If you get some mail in where BAYES can't say if it is spammy or not it 
will assign 50 and it gets filed as spam. Depending on what you do with 
spam it may just be a nuisance or you may be really sorry because it got 
deleted ;-)
Besides the sa-talk list there's also a great wiki at where you can find a lot of tips.


Kai Schätzl, Berlin, Germany
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