[Users] POPfile pros and cons

wwp subscript at free.fr
Mon Sep 24 03:48:24 CEST 2012


On Sun, 23 Sep 2012 17:20:07 -0700 sylpheed at 911networks.com wrote:

> Hi,
> I'd like to hear from people comparing the Bogofilter plugin vs
> POPfile.
> I'm being flooded with spam (by the hundredS per day, some days it
> gets close to a thousand) and Bogo catches in the 70s% to 80s% range.
> It looks like I can the spam control better with POPfile. It tracks
> the words and the spam better than the Bogo plugin (unless there's
> some interface)

I gave up w/ bogofilter, spamassassin and other spam handling software,
then switched to POPFile few years ago. Easy to configure, efficient
and I like the web-based interface. I think the learning phase is
identical for every spam handling stuff, needs some feeding and
corrections at the beginning, then only very few corrections and this.
I won't say it better in terms of catching positives and avoiding false
positives or presenting negatives or unsure messages, but at least to
my experience, the UI and the control feeling it provides did the


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