Spam sorting (was Re: Install assistance needed in Berkeley area)
Sat, 3 Jan 2004 08:17:12 -0700
From: Nick Moffitt <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> I don't understand what you're talking about. It sure doesn't
>sound like any self-reinforcing bayesian filter techniques any sane
>person would use. How do you let it adapt if you keep a static
>training corpus instead of treating that like an initial seed?
So far I have been only training it on a spam when that spam gets
through the filter, and then on the next non-spam to maintain the
balance between spam and good messages in the corpus. I might be
Expiring old messages is not something I would want to do if my old
good messages and old bad messages were of comparable age, but my good
messages are older on the average.
> Are you volunteering [to package spambayes]?
Not right now.
Tim Freeman email@example.com
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