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Bayesian filtering
Authored by: supercity on Mar 24, '03 08:50:05PM
This is going to sound like an ad. I'm an Entourage user and was tearing my hair out at junk mail that outnumbered real mail by 2:1. Then I discovered Spamsieve at http://www.c-command.com/spamsieve/
This little beauty is a Bayesian filter for all major Mac mail programs (except Mail, which has its own built in). Install a few Apple Scripts into Entourage (or Eudora, whatever) and you're away. It's now achieving 97.4 per cent accuracy in moving spam messages to a separate spam folder, where I can look them over before trashing them. Can't recommend it highly enough. The best 20 bucks I've spent on shareware.

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Bayesian filtering
Authored by: incongruity on Mar 25, '03 09:23:33AM

Chalk me up as another happy user of spam sieve. Bayesian filtering
is a fantastic idea for how to deal with spam...it should also be noted
(I believe) that apple's own mail.app uses a Bayesian filter for junk
email as well.

-i



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Spam Seive Rocks!
Authored by: jason mark on Mar 31, '03 08:02:18PM

I agree. Spam Seive is great. Esp with the applescripts.. all you have to do is hit control-G for good mail and control-S for spam... very easy.

I also have a series of RULES that I made by hand that are run before spam seive.. these let spamsieve know what's junk even before it has to look at it.



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