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From "joea" <j...@j4computers.com>
Subject Re: Missed SPAM
Date Sat, 31 Mar 2012 23:06:43 GMT
>>> On 3/31/2012 at 6:27 PM, RW <rwmaillists@googlemail.com> wrote:
> On Sat, 31 Mar 2012 12:17:52 -0400
> joea wrote:
> 
> 
>> Beyond that, where can I find the difference, in a SPAM learning
>> sense, between "sa-learn --spam filename" and "spamassassin -r <
>> filename"?
>> 
>> If I do the sa-learn on the same file, after doing spamassassin, it
>> tells me 0 tokens. If I then do "sa-learn --forget filename", then
>> "sa-learn --spam filename" it tells me 1 token learned.
> 
> Are you sure that's what it says and not tokens from 1 message? The
> reason I ask is that it's practically impossible for Bayes to find only
> one token, so it would be a sign that something is wrong if some part
> of spamassassin is telling you that.

Sorry, yes, "tokens from 1 message" is what it reports.

I should know better than to shorten messages.

> 
> 
>> I infer from this they perform similar or the same function, from a
>> Bayes sense.
> 
> spamassassin -r is mainly for reporting spam to SpamCop, Pyzor, etc,
> training Bayes is just a side-effect. But there's no grounds for
> thinking the training is going to be any different to running sa-learn
> or auto-training.

Thanks.




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