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From "Andrew Talbot" <andrew.talbot.ownweb...@gmail.com>
Subject RE: Bayes Autolearning
Date Wed, 01 May 2013 18:40:51 GMT
Hi, Seve -

Thanks for your response. Is that just for performance reasons?




> -----Original Message-----
> From: Steve Freegard [mailto:steve.freegard@fsl.com]
> Sent: Wednesday, May 01, 2013 2:24 PM
> To: users@spamassassin.apache.org
> Subject: Re: Bayes Autolearning
> 
> All good advice there from Axb; the only thing I'd add to that is:
> 
> bayes_auto_learn_on_error 1
> 
> Which prevents Bayes from over-training when the classifier already agrees
> with what the autolearn is trying to train on.
> 
> Cheers,
> Steve.
> 
> On 01/05/13 19:14, Axb wrote:
> > On 05/01/2013 08:01 PM, Andrew Talbot wrote:
> >
> >> Any suggestions any of you have for a Bayes newbie - about what I
> >> just asked or otherwise - would be very much appreciated.
> >
> > I advocate autolearning as it has always worked fine for me.
> > Can take  a bit longer to see good results but with some tuning I can
> > sit back and hear it purr and not worry about collecting ham and spam
> > and training, which under certain circumstances may even be impossible.
> >
> > Before moving on to Redis, these were my bayes settings
> >
> > # bayes.cf
> >
> > use_bayes 1
> > bayes_auto_learn  1
> > bayes_auto_expire  0
> >
> > bayes_learn_to_journal 0
> >
> > # Dont' want to wait for the deault 200 hams/spams bayes_min_ham_num
> > 20 bayes_min_spam_num 20
> >
> > bayes_auto_learn_threshold_nonspam -1.0
> > bayes_auto_learn_threshold_spam 15.0
> >
> >
> > # FILE BASED
> > # mkdir /etc/bayes
> > bayes_path /etc/mail/spamassassin/bayes/bayes
> >
> > # Check permsisions/modify if needed
> > #bayes_file_mode 0666
> >
> > bayes_expiry_max_db_size 350000
> > # SDBM is faster than other r/w  DBs
> > bayes_store_module           Mail::SpamAssassin::BayesStore::SDBM
> >
> > # cron weekly
> > #  sa-learn --force-expire
> >
> >
> 



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