SA bumps up scores for AWL entries

René Berber r.berber at
Fri Jul 28 02:11:07 IST 2006

Mike Jakubik wrote:

> Does anyone understand why SA bumps scores up instead of down for
> addresses that are in the auto white-list database? I.e. here is an
> example spam report:
> not spam, SpamAssassin (not cached, score=2.302, required 3.5, AWL 1.34,
> BAYES_50 0.00, NO_REAL_NAME 0.96)
> Isn't the point of auto white listing to reduce the score?

I asked the same question a while ago, here's the answer:

René Berber

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