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Re: Mail filters (was Re: affective pronouns)

From:Irina Rempt <irina@...>
Date:Tuesday, July 30, 2002, 21:15
On Tuesday 30 July 2002 22:39, Tim May wrote:
> Christophe Grandsire writes: > > En réponse à Tim May <butsuri@...>:
> > What a nonsense! So having one space between each word is too much > > white space? Your spam filter has some problems it seems... > > Actually, in the version I have, there are 15 spaces between "June" > and "2002". This isn't clear in the quoted version (there could be a > tab in there, it's difficult to say with this client). I'm not sure > at what stage they got there...
Same here. I use SpamAssassin as well and got the same results. It's fortunate that I filter messages marked "spam" into trash, but don't mark them read to catch any false positives. This is the only false positive it's caught until now, by the way.
> > > |SPAM: Hit! (2.4 points) BODY: No such thing as a free lunch > > > | (2) SPAM: Hit! (2.0 points) Subject contains a unique ID > > > | number > > > > This one I don't understand. Does anybody know what it means? > > The first is a reference to the fact that you used the word "free" in > the body. As for the second, I guess it interpreted the date as an > ID number used to identify what spam a reply would be in response > to...
That's what I think as well; probably because the "2002" was the very last word-like entity in the subject line, like unique ID numbers. Irina -- Vesta veran, terna puran, farenin. Beghinnen can ick, volherden will' ick, volbringhen sal ick.