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SubjectRe: Spam, bogofilter, etc
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Linus Torvalds <torvalds <at> osdl.org> writes:
> I'm sorry, but spam-filtering is simply harder than the bayesian
> word-count weenies think it is. I even used to _know_ something about
> bayesian filtering, since it was one of the projects I worked on at uni,
> and dammit, it's not a good approach, as shown by the fact that it's
> trivial to get around.

Have you actually followed any of the research into Bayesian (and similar
machine learning based) anti-spam filtering, and attacks on such filters? Are
you making a claim that these filters are 'trivial to get around' based on a
project you did at University over 10 years ago?

John.


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