Is this really how bayes+autolearn works?
Furnish, Trever G
TGFurnish at herffjones.com
Wed Dec 13 14:35:33 GMT 2006
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> Subject: Re: Is this really how bayes+autolearn works?
> Furnish, Trever G spake the following on 12/12/2006 1:59 PM:
> > So Bayes is getting lots of messages that SA doesn't detect
> as spam,
> > and only a few similar messages that I train it to treat as
> spam. Is
> > this a plausible explanation for why Bayes would consistently be
> > misclassifying this mail?
> > So far the floods start in the afternoon and the subject
> strings are
> > consistent enough that I'm able to correct the damage by:
> > - removing my bayes database and retraining from archived spam
> > corpus (slow)
> > - creating custom rules to, for example, filter out "Subject =~
> > /Good Morning/" (dangerous)
> I also see a lot of spam coming from bots, but I consistently
> catch most of it. Are you using some good add-on rules?
> Do you have any samples that some of us could run through our
> systems to see what we get?
Sure -- I'll forward as attachments after sending this message (wanted
to send this separate message on the chance that you'll filter them out
and never know I responded).
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