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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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