i linted ever time and never got any errors, with or without the TextCat
plugin

thanks for the tips on the inactive languages

ill post the emails asap


Karsten � wrote:
>> # Set ok_locals to just en
>> ok_locales en
>>

>
> Please note that the comment above is wrong. It actually means
> # all Western char sets in general
>
>
>> # Set ok_languages to just english and french
>> ok_languages en fr
>>
>> # Set inactive_languages all defaults plus russian and korean
>> inactive_languages bs cy eo et eu fy ga gd is ko la lt lv rm ru sa sco sl yi
>>

>
> By that, you disabled Russian and Korean detection, err, guessing.
> The TextCat plugin thus will never detect any mail written in either
> Russian or Korean -- and subsequently will not be able to tell it is an
> UNWANTED_LANGUAGE_BODY, because it didn't guess any language.
>
> In other words: TextCat will not identify text to be written in the
> languages specified by inactive_languages, because you told it to. If it
> can't guess a language with sufficient confidence, it can't be sure it
> is outside the list of ok_languages either.
>
> See the previously referenced documentation for the TextCat plugin.
>
>
>
>> all three were run seperately and together with no difference, aka spam
>> still got through
>>
>> spamassassin was restarted /etc/init.d/spamassassin restart
>>

>
> With "ok_locales en", did you lint the configuration? Any issues?
>
> (Yes, I do advocate ok_locales usage, were appropriate. It kicks some
> serious butt here.)
>
>
>
>> and we sent email messages to our servers with russian and korean encoding
>>
>> im dbl checkin on what if any of those rules actually were reported
>>

>
> Can you put a raw, sample message up a pastebin or any accessible place
> (don't paste, don't attach to a post), that you believe should be caught
> but wasn't by ok_locales, please?
>
>
>
>> btw that doc u sent doesnt have anything on ok_language
>> it could use some updates on that dont forget to tell people to uncoment
>> the TextCat module there too
>>

>
> Sorry, if I'm wrong, but... That suggests you did *not* lint your
> configuration. You would have gotten a warning when using ok_languages
> without the TextCat plugin enabled.
>
> guenther
>
>
>