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From "Greg Cirino - Cirelle Enterprises" <gcir...@cirelle.com>
Subject Re: False positive from ratware.cf
Date Sun, 02 May 2004 13:19:35 GMT
We had to stop using the ratware.cf because it was
blowing out legit Outlook email.  To many complaints

We haven't noticed any decrease in effectiveness without it
at our end.

Greg

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Chris Santerre" <csanterre@MerchantsOverseas.com>
To: "'Daniel Quinlan'" <quinlan@pathname.com>; "Bob Amen" <amen@oreilly.com>
Cc: <spamassassin-users@incubator.apache.org>
Sent: Saturday, May 01, 2004 10:51 AM
Subject: RE: False positive from T_RATWARE_OOPS_05 in ratware.cf


| 
| 
| >-----Original Message-----
| >From: Daniel Quinlan [mailto:quinlan@pathname.com]
| >Sent: Friday, April 30, 2004 5:37 PM
| >To: Bob Amen
| >Cc: spamassassin-users@incubator.apache.org
| >Subject: Re: False postive from T_RATWARE_OOPS_05 in ratware.cf
| >
| >
| >Bob Amen <amen@oreilly.com> writes:
| >
| >> We have an author who's email is consistently tagged 
| >due to this rule 
| >> (which has a default score of 6.1). There is no author listed on the 
| >> SARE page but I would like to communicate with the author and send a 
| >> copy of the email so we can figure out why it's hitting this rule.
| >> 
| >> Can someone point me to the author?
| >
| >Style note: only test rules should be named with a "T_" prefix.  The
| >default score in SA for test rules is 0.001 for a reason.
| 
| good point. I'll pass the T_ info on to SARE.
| 
| >
| >Incidentally, that may be a good sign to not use the rule, especially
| >off of an authorless SARE page.
| 
| With SARE, you don't just get one author. You get over 20! So finding
| someone to fix a problem is easier then finding a single author ;)
| 
| But you don't have to use any SARE rules if you don't want :-) We try to
| please everyone. So far we can't get past 99.5% satisfaction. ;)
| 
| --Chris
| 
| >
| >Daniel
| >
| >-- 
| >Daniel Quinlan                     anti-spam (SpamAssassin), Linux,
| >http://www.pathname.com/~quinlan/    and open source consulting
| >

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