On Sat, 18 May 2002 10:52:26 -0500 (CDT)
David W Tamkin <dattier @
> J C Lawrence wrote,
>> I can live with a 0.002% false positive rate quite comfortably,
>> especially as its the very rare exception among those false positives
>> that I actually want to read (hasn't happened yet this year).
> Your ability to determine that nearly all the false positives are
> messages that, while not spam, are things you wouldn't want to read
> anyway indicates that you are able to review the messages that your
> routines treat as spam: you have them directed to a folder designated
> for them, for example. The ISP that rejects or discards false
> positives along with actual spam doesn't allow its victims, er,
> doesn't allow its customers that luxury.
If you read the message I wrote you'll note I wasn't commenting on that,
but on the general behaviour and effectiveness of SpamAssassin. Please,
don't cross threads which weren't.
J C Lawrence
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