Re: [Asrg] Iteration #3.

Alessandro Vesely <vesely@tana.it> Sun, 07 February 2010 09:32 UTC

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Chris Lewis wrote:
>>> Astute readers will notice that (1) is a trivially simple MUA hack, and 
>>> that (2) isn't necessary for many installations wanting TiS info (for 
>>> filter tuning) and don't forward them anywhere.
>>
>> For filter training you also need "ham" type submissions,
>
> Only if you're doing server-based Bayes and the abuse handling mechanism 
> is separate from the inbound mail flow. You don't necessarily need 
> user-end ham submissions if you can get at the mailflow.

IME, FPs increase after spam training and the only remedy I've been 
able to find is to do ham training with messages manually retrieved 
from spam folders. For POP3 users, you have no way to know which 
messages they discard, either manually or automatically, and which 
they consider ham. How do you tune the filter using just the mail flow?