[SURBL-Discuss] RFC: significantly reducing FPs on OB
sm at resistor.net
Sun Jul 13 19:02:04 CEST 2008
At 09:30 13-07-2008, Jeff Chan wrote:
>Thanks! Yes, we would not get rid of OB entirely ever. It does
>have some good data, but with too many FPs. The goal would be to
>keep as much of the good data as possible while eliminating most
>of the bad. Unfortunately some of the good data may be thrown
>out with the bad; baby with the bathwater, so to speak. IMO FPs
>are much worse than FNs, so some increase in FNs balances out a
>decrease in FPs. Trying to decide if it's worth doing....
If there are too many false positives, it's better to throw out the
bad data at the risk of losing some good data. You can run a test
feed to determine the effectiveness of each approach.
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