[Users] [wish enhancement] spamassassin instead of bogofilter?

Paul claws at thewildbeast.co.uk
Mon May 27 12:15:20 CEST 2013

On Mon, 27 May 2013 09:31:10 +0100
Sharon Kimble <boudiccas at talktalk.net> wrote: 

> When configuring the latest CM from the git repo today I noticed
> that there was a plugin for spamassassin. 

Yes, it was actually available prior to the bogofilter plugin.

> Good, I'm getting fed up
> with manually marking mail as spam, so I look to automate it. 

You are probably finding that you have to do lots of manual marking
of spam because you have not sufficiently trained bogofilter yet.
Yes, bogofilter needs training. As it says in teh description of the
bogofilter plugin and elsewhere: 'Before Bogofilter can recognize
spam messages, you have to train it by marking a few hundred spam and
ham messages with the use of "/Mark/Mark as spam" and "/Mark/Mark as

> But
> once I start up CM I cant find any plugin for spamassassin, and
> instead the spamassassin.so refers you to the bogofilter thingie.

I don't understand what leads you to think that, they are completely

> It appears that bogofilter has taken over from spamassassin,
> although

Not at all.

> Is it possible to code it so that we have a choice of either
> spamassassin or bogofilter, please by ticking boxes in the
> preference? 

This is already possible, by loading either the spamassassin plugin or
loading the bogofilter plugin. (You cannot load both at the same

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