Joel Uckelman on 3 Aug 2002 22:11:08 -0000

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Re: [hosers-announce] spam filtering?

Thus spake Jeff Schroeder:
> I would be interested in using a filter provided that 1) mail delivery is 
> not delayed and 2) the filter is initially set to a low threshold and 
> gradually raised if necessary.  I don't want false-positives.
> Based on web sites, it seems to be common to just tag the likely spam, and 
> continue with delivery.  I'd be happy with this because I will still get 
> the message if it is a false positive, and I can automatically filter the 
> tag on my end.
> jeff

Yeah, that's one of the things Spam Assassin can do, by inserting an 'X-Spam'
header or something. I like that as a solution, because it lets the user
decide what to do with messages so tagged.

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