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From "Kevin A. McGrail" <>
Subject Re: Regarding Scoring of Mailspike
Date Mon, 12 Dec 2011 22:26:11 GMT
On 12/12/2011 5:23 PM, Warren Togami Jr. wrote:
> On Mon, Dec 12, 2011 at 12:15 PM, Kevin A. McGrail<>  wrote:
>>> * Did you really intend for Mailspike to add a total of 4.1 or 4.5
>>> points?  (Given _BL is a composite rule that adds 1.0 on top of _L5 or
>>> _ZBI.)
>> Yes, I did.
> Every time _L5 hits you have 4.1 points.  Every time _ZBI hits you
> have 4.5 points.  This comes pretty close to exclusively trusting only
> Mailspike.  Mailspike we know is good, but does it really deserve a
> static score this high?  Has the Perceptron/GA balancing ever set any
> DNSBL this high?
> Does this really make sense?
Based on real-world usage with no real-world FPs, I would argue yes or I 
wouldn't have proposed the scores to begin with.


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