[SURBL-Discuss] This ROCKS!

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Fri Apr 30 04:15:00 CEST 2004

On Friday, April 30, 2004, 3:00:24 AM, Doc Schneider wrote:
> Just wanted to say how much this software and spam fighting tool really 
> Rock and rolls them spams into neat little balls and tosses them into 
> never never land.


> I am on my days off and hope to get some type of stats gathering ditty 
> going. But not sure what stats folks want to see. I had some 
> conversations with Chris "The Big Evil One" and he had some ideas.
> Am just not sure what direction to pursue.
> I did join the dev list for SA and sort of got talked into checking the 
> docs for SA 3.0 which I'm slowly working on. Just checking them for 
> proper API coverage in the different modules it is using.

> So my question to you folks is what sort of statistics would you like to 
> see? Number of rules hit, even if a ham (I always get hungry when 
> talking about ham and spam but I digress) or just total number and the 
> actual rules that are being hit for all spam? And isn't there something 
> already in SA that does these rules and hits? corporra(sic and too lazy 
> to look).

Hi Doc,
There's something called a GA, which apparently is run against
all SA rules before they are released to see how they perform.
I think it's some kind of big spam and ham corpus check, but
have not really looked into it further.

Anything we can do to avoid false positives is really important.

Jeff C.

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