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Re: [vox-tech] bogofilter question



On Tue 14 Oct 03,  6:40 PM, Henry House <hajhouse@houseag.com> said:
> På tisdag, 14 oktober 2003, skrev p@dirac.org:
> [...]
> > the bogofilter docs recommend that i should do this at about 10,000
> > emails.  a bogofilter website (one of the developers) said this number
> > should be more like 20,000.
> 
> That is rather extreme. I found that matching because really good after 1000
> messages.
> 
> > lastly, the docs recommend not to share databases with other people
> > because the whole point is to tailor bogofilter for the type of spam and
> > ham that arrives in YOUR inbox.  not other people's inboxes.  otherwise,
> > you might as well use a lexical analyzer like spamcop.  are there any
> > experienced bogofilter users here that have thought about this issue?  i
> > suspect the docs may overstate this claim.  we all get offered XXX
> > videos, penis enlargements and international bank transfers.  but then
> > again, i'm still vaguely a bogofilter newbie, so i'd like some guidance
> > if anybody has actually thought about this issue.
> 
> I used to discount this, but I am starting to agree that sharing is bad since
> I am now getting degraded matching quality (spams getting through when they
> should not) with a shared database.
 
henry,

i wanted to thank you for these answers; they're exactly what i wanted
to know!

pete


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