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Re: Is running spamassin on a home server a waste? (was ... Re: TCP/IP over Bluetooth)



On Wed 27 Apr 2016 at 20:31:17 +1200, cbannister@slingshot.co.nz wrote:

> On Sat, Apr 23, 2016 at 12:57:08PM -0500, John Hasler wrote:
> > > Thanks for making me think of that and the fact that over the last 10
> > > years, the only ham its seen are its mistakes. So this question might
> > > have had the seeds of something to help. :)
> > 
> > My scripts copy all new non-spam to a ham directory which is fed to
> > sa-learn every night and then the contents of both the ham and the
> > spam directories are deleted.
> 
> IIRC, it seems pointless feeding your mail through a spam filter
> if you're downloading it from your ISP/email provider.

I think you are assuming the ISP provides a spam filtering service and
you are happy to entrust the deletion of your mail to it.


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