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Subject Re: Score Definitions
Date Tue, 01 Apr 2008 20:23:01 GMT
Hi Josie,
At 09:09 01-04-2008, Josie Walls wrote:
>I am a first-time user of SpamAssasin. While testing content for a 
>client I received the below results:
>0.6 HTML_90_100 BODY: Message is 90% to 100% HTML
>0.9 HTML_IMAGE_RATIO_04 BODY: HTML has a low ratio of text to image area
>2.3 HTML_IMAGE_ONLY_12 BODY: HTML: images with 800-1200 bytes of words
>2.1 HTML_MISSING_CTYPE Message is HTML without HTML Content-Type
>2.3 HTML_SHORT_LINK_IMG_2 HTML is very short with a linked image
>Can anyone tell me where I can get explanations or reasons why the 
>scores are high? Are these tactics used by spammers?

Spam messages generally hit the above rules.

The following URL explains how the scores are assigned:

You'll find some tips for senders here:


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