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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

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