On Friday 11 April 2008 19:53:30 Josie Walls wrote:
> Hello,
>
> Would this group agree that requiring 5 hits in order to classify an email
> as spam is too conservative a number?


i disagree.=20
Rather then setting the score lower, you should set specific test higher th=
at=20
do match the spam specific to your network. Most of the tests are scored ve=
ry=20
low by default, becouse the default config has to be sane for a large amoun=
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of users. =20

> I suspect ISPs have their filter settings at 3 or less.

some ISPs use spamfilters that identify messages as 100000% spam if they=20
contain the word "****".=20
that doesn't mean it's smart.


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best regards/Mit freundlichen Gr=FC=DFen
Arvid Ephraim Picciani