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    SubjectRe: [OT] Confirmation Spam Blocking was: List 'linux-dvb' closed to public posts
    On Thu, 22 Jan 2004, Linus Torvalds wrote:

    > > Beyes is the wrong aproach for those random words from the
    > > dictionary blocks.
    >
    > Bayes is not wrong per se, but doing bayes on pure word statistics is
    > wrong. It always was. People knew how it could be broken. The current rash
    > of spams is just the obvious way to do it.

    I use spamprobe - spamprobe.sf.net - which works on arbitrary length
    phrases. (2 is the reccomended maximum phrase length).

    regards,
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    Paul Jakma paul@clubi.ie paul@jakma.org Key ID: 64A2FF6A
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