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From Karsten Br├Ąckelmann <guent...@rudersport.de>
Subject Re: Bayes, Manual and Auto Learning Strategies
Date Wed, 02 Jul 2014 03:21:08 GMT
On Tue, 2014-07-01 at 20:53 -0500, Steve Bergman wrote:
> On 07/01/2014 07:32 PM, Karsten Br├Ąckelmann wrote:
> 
> > That's pretty bad practice. Fundamentally, you are implementing a custom
> > auto-learn flavor, overruling the SA configurable auto-learn behavior
> 
> BTW, that reminds me of a question I had been meaning to ask on the 
> list. Autolearn. There's very little written about it, so far as I am 

http://spamassassin.apache.org/doc/Mail_SpamAssassin_Conf.html
http://spamassassin.apache.org/doc/Mail_SpamAssassin_Plugin_AutoLearnThreshold.html

> aware. But from what I have gleaned, from old posts, is that it is 
> system-wide and in-memory.

It depends on how you call SA (SMTP or MDA level). SA itself is a
filter, called by your mail-processing chain. Thus, there is no SA
default context of system-wide or per-user. It depends on how you call
it.


> Now, I have Spamass-milter set to run SA 3.3 
> as the recipient user, using the filedb backend. So in 3.3, is autolearn 
> system wide and in memory, or per user and on disk?

Milter usually means system-wide. (But since you just asked, it is.)

Which, referring to my previous post, also means, a single sloppy user
deleting your custom-auto-learned FN ham messages affects all your other
users. Or a non-sloppy, but on-vacation-mode user.

Moreover, there is no in-memory only, not on-disk mode. Unless you don't
have to ask about it.


> This makes a difference regarding what Karsten and I are discussing. I 
> don't suppose I would object to being wrong. But I have a feeling that 
> I'm right.

Irrespective of your feeling -- cheers!  /me having a beer


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