Barracude BRBL ??

Scott Silva ssilva at
Tue Jan 6 22:45:35 GMT 2009

on 1-6-2009 2:23 PM Scott Silva spake the following:
> <snip>
>> I did that too, and must say that 70-80% of all messages tagged by BRBL
>> with a low test score are ham, the other 20-30% are really spam. With a
>> low score that might be good to lift up the real spams, so that they
>> don´t slip under the required SA score.
>> But with this rate, I will never use this RBL in my policyd-weight setup.
> Strange, because for the 24 or so hours I have been running it, I'm hitting
> over 97% spam.
> I haven't looked at the other 3 % to see if it is actually ham or FN's.
> Good enough for me to add more than half a point, but not more than 3 points.
> I don't want this one list too strong unless I can hit 100%.
Further research shows that (at least on my system) there were only 3 actual
ham messages, and they were from the same address. The rest were spam that
scored just under the radar. So a point or two would at least get those into
low scoring and get tagged.

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