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Re: More spam than developer mail



On Fri, Dec 27, 2002 at 10:38:57PM +0000, Jon Dowland wrote:
> On Fri, Dec 27, 2002 at 12:31:57PM -0600, wayne wrote:
>  
> > I'm actually getting less spam in my inbox now than I have for years
> > and it has been months since I've gotten a false positive.
> 
> Forgive me if I'm wrong, but this suggests you do not use your 
> spam filter to delete spam, merely move it elsewhere.

  Yes. Sending spam to /dev/null is not intelligent. You can lose
  important mail which has been tagged as spam by error.

> I suppose it could help you out because you would empty your spam 
> trap less often than you would look at your inbox, but is this 
> convenience alone enough to warrant a sophisticated spam 
> detection system? You still have to trawl through it all.

  But you can do that when you have some spare time. And usually
  checking the subject or sender is enough.

-- 
  Jose Carlos Garcia Sogo
     jsogo@debian.org

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