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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <>
Subject Re: Is this a bug? Content analysis details: (6.4 points, 6.5 required)
Date Wed, 21 Apr 2010 16:03:24 GMT
Correcting my own previous post...

 From my understanding of the code and the wiki, the score for an 
email that is 6.4500000000 to 6.4999999999 with a threshold of 6.5 as 
SpamAssassin reports should be score=6.4, required=6.5.  The old code 
used to round to nearest 10th giving the message that X-Spam-Status: No, 
score=6.5, required=6.5 was confusing so a special routine for rounding 
when near the required score was implemented.

The implements this special rounding so that it is 
reported as score=6.4.

However, SpamD/C uses rounding to the 10th for the output of the first 
line but then utilizes for the report, etc.

Hence the lack of consistency with one part of the output saying 
score=6.5 and another saying score=6.4.  They should have both relayed 
the score as 6.4 for clarity as decided previously.

My patch implements logic with the same rounding in both places.


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