[SURBL-Discuss] RFC: significantly reducing FPs on OB

Justin Mason jm at jmason.org
Mon Jul 21 00:29:25 CEST 2008


Theo Van Dinter writes:
> On Sat, Jul 19, 2008 at 01:06:02AM -0700, Jeff Chan wrote:
> > > Here's the stats for a recent run of mine using the at-time-of-receipt
> > > network test results:
> > > OVERALL    SPAM%     HAM%     S/O    RANK   SCORE  NAME
> [...]
> > >  43.095  45.6271   0.1022    0.998   0.91    0.00  URIBL_OB_SURBL
> > 
> > Thanks Theo.  Can you describe what the time factors are on the
> > corpora checks?  If we make a change to the OB data, how (soon)
> > would it be reflected in the checks?
> 
> My runs are for the last 60 days, and the results are from the live mail flow,
> so I would expect to see the numbers improve daily as the older mails stop
> being used.

If you click through on the ruleqa site (http://ruleqa.spamassassin.org),
the details page contains hit-rates by time (in weeks), and even a graph
at the bottom that may have a finer resolution.

--j.


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