Stocks and P-R-O-F-I-T

Martin Hepworth martinh at
Thu Nov 2 13:05:13 GMT 2006

Max Kipness wrote:
> Hello,
> I had recently tried what I thought was a good technique, and created a
> script that fed all email from every MailScanner white listed email
> address into sa-learn as ham nightly, without doing a check on the
> emails. This was obviously a bad choice as jokes and other spam like
> emails must have processed for months.
> Anyway, I scrapped the bayes database and started from scratch using the
> a sample bayes db from FSL (I think it's called). From there I've been
> feeding quite a bit of spam into sa-learn for about a week or two. I'd
> say I've fed about 400 spam mails thus far. However, as of today I'm
> still getting the p-r-o-f-i-t and stock spasm with bayes scores of
> anywhere from 10% to 50%.
> My question is how long or how many emails should it take bayes to
> figure out these spam emails? Is there a way of viewing the progress?
> With the other scores from DCC, Pyzor, Razor, the score is close to
> being tagged as spam, but sometimes it's not quite there because of the
> bayes score.
> Thanks,
> Max

besides the SARE_Stock rules what others have you got. Also the 
SARE-stock got updated a couple of a weeks ago to help with this. Have a 
look at some of fred's and Jennifers rules listed in

Martin Hepworth
Senior Systems Administrator
Solid State Logic
Tel: +44 (0)1865 842300


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