idea for next version

Julian Field MailScanner at
Wed Oct 11 19:55:57 IST 2006

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You could do this with a simple Custom Function that adjusted the 
Required SpamAssassin Score depending on the hour of the day. Pay me, 
and I'll write it for you. Sorry, but I have to charge for my time 
writing custom code for people, I've got bills to pay like everyone else :-(

Otherwise it shouldn't take long to work out the hour number and look 
that up in an array, so you can specify a different threshold for each 
hour of the day.

mailscanner at wrote:
> Well, I am happily using mailscanner for a while now and it still works great.
> So I was checking mailwatch this evening and I found out that the spam / ham percentage is 60% / 40% at daytime and 95% / 5% at night. This is quiet logical because at daytime everybody is working and at night (well here in europe) only spammers are working. This can be used for the spamfiltering. I think if it is possible to f.e. do, "spamscore * 1.2" between 11:00 pm and 7:00 am, it will hit more highscoring spam at night. Offcourse it will also hit ham, but as there is much less ham at night the possibility is less. Then, most off the overnight ham is mailinglist which are often whitelisted.
> Any ideas?
> Roger 


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