Re: Running SpamAssassin on an old Pentium
On Sun, 20 Apr 2003, Craig Genner wrote:
> Depends on what the 80% is of, 80 e-mails out of 100 isn't all that bad but
> 800 out of 1000 would be to much. It also depends on respomse time, if you
even 8 out of 10 is bad ... because the important info they needed
was considered spam and dumped.... bad thing to do ..
i can filter to less than .1% spams that does get thru ...
( disallow html-based emails ... and whitelist the "friends" )
but in other cases, say 1/10 spam gets thru ...
and some of these (old) accts get 500+ spams "attempts" a day
( but very very few gets thru ... disallowing html-based emails is the
- and i use sendmail... sorry... and is very low maintenance
for adding/changing "antispam" rules
- and zero false positives ... for "so called spams"
i rather see a spam get thru once in a while than to dump
an important email
- antispam stuff
- if you've received the spam in your inbox or smtp server... game over..
you've just been confirmed and would be added to other new spam lists
- imho, post processing w/ filters after the fact is too late