[SURBL-Discuss] RE: 6dos data into ds.surbl.org

Daniel Kleinsinger danielk at avalonpub.com
Tue Jul 20 02:56:36 CEST 2004


Jeff Chan wrote:

> Yikes!  I'd say 4 to 5 percent FPs is unworkable for a SURBL....
>
> Anyone else have results of testing ds.surbl.org to share?
>
> Jeff C.
>
about 3 weeks worth of emails...
83,893 email, 54,848 tagged spam
ws 36,026 hits, 0.6% non spam
ob 34,829 hits, 0.6% non spam
sc 23,554 hits, 0.1% non spam
ab 19,057 hits, 0.2% non spam
ds 10,745 hits, 3.0% non spam

non spam isn't necessarily ham, it's just email that wasn't tagged as 
spam.  I also haven't been using ds except with a tiny score because of 
the false positives.  it hits lots of list type mail my users wouldn't 
consider spam.

Daniel


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