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

Sharon Kimble boudiccas at talktalk.net
Mon May 27 12:33:10 CEST 2013

On Mon, 27 May 2013 11:15:20 +0100
Paul <claws at thewildbeast.co.uk> wrote:

> 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
> ham".'
> > 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
> distinct.
> > 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
> time.)
Thanks for this, spamassassin loaded and ready to roll! :) I didn't
realise it was a case of either or, but no matter, its sorted now,
thanks :)

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