Re: spam filtering
Gerard Ceraso wrote:
I am currently using procmail and spamassassin and I heard that razor
is better. Any opinions?
Razor can be used in procmail recipes (which I do) or in SpamAssassin.
If you like what you've read about razor, you can use it in either/both
procmail and SpamAssasin.
Razor recipe from my ~/.procmailrc:
| formail -A "X-Razor2-Warning: SPAM."
This sticks all mail Razor says is spam into my SPAM IMAP folder. You
could stick it in /dev/null if you wanted.
I've noticed a couple things about Razor vs Cloudmark's SpamNet. First
Spamnet has the advantage of letting the email age in your inbox before
scanning, so there is time for others to report it as spam. Second the
version of Razor I'm using on that machine will mark the whole email as
spam if it contains a MIME entity that has been called spam (think OE
backgrounds or free email footers.) That's why I don't just toss the
I'm sure someone else will point out that SpamAssassin would just change
the spam score based on Razor's results if I don't mention it. Also I
could have just added the "X-Razor2-Warning: SPAM" header via "formail
-A" and let the email go to my INBOX anyway.