From: Malcolm Reeves
Subject: Re: E-mail from Korea, China or Taiwan no longer accpted
Organization: Full Circuit Ltd
References: <3E18D84D.F137FED7@iquest.net> <3E1BB7CB.F0C0F811@mfi.net>
X-Newsreader: Forte Agent 1.93/32.576 English (American)
Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2003 14:29:26 +0000
NNTP-Posting-Date: Thu, 09 Jan 2003 14:29:44 GMT
On Thu, 9 Jan 2003 00:55:15 -0800, Watson 'Atto Parsec' Name
>I appreciate your simple filter explanation. However the idea is to
>eliminate the spam automatically, without human intervention. And if a
>filter rule or program cannot do that safely without false positives,
>then it will never be accepted by email users.
That is meant to be the benefit of the bayesian filter. You start off
sorting the mail and correcting any mistakes and after a while it
learns so well you get >99% accuracy. It reads the entire email so
doesn't say download time. One example I read was how it had learnt
that "FF0000" was a very good spam detector. This the html code for
red, much beloved by spam :-).
Malcolm Reeves BSc CEng MIEE MIRSE, Full Circuit Ltd, Chippenham, UK
(firstname.lastname@example.org, email@example.com or firstname.lastname@example.org).
Design Service for Analogue/Digital H/W & S/W Railway Signalling and Power
electronics. More details plus freeware, Win95/98 DUN and Pspice tips, see:
http://www.fullcircuit.com or http://www.fullcircuit.co.uk
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