[Users] Order of filtering and spam handling. [perl plugin]

Andrzej A. Filip andrzej.filip at gmail.com
Fri Jun 10 21:00:52 CEST 2016

"Erik P. Olsen" <epodata at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 2016-06-06 at 22:53:23 Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> On Mon, 6 Jun 2016 22:39:40 +0200, Ralf Mardorf wrote:
>> >On Mon, 6 Jun 2016 16:20:55 -0400, Charles A Edwards wrote:  
>> >>You can do it by unloading the plugin and than creating a filter to
>> >>check for spam and setting it as the last filter to be run.    
>> >
>> >If it's the last filter rule, then you gain nothing, if you want to
>> >sort spam, e.g.
>> >if flag spam is set and from contains .com then move to foo
>> >if flag spam is set and from contains .ru  then move to bar  
>> I suspect the issue the OP experiences is, that after a plugin sorted
>> out spam, the filtering doesn't affect the spam. Perhaps the OP really
>> wants just that after the sorting is done, spam is marked as spam,
>> without an additional sorting, but often it's wanted to sort mail
>> after it was detected as spam.
> My spam folder gets filled up at an increasing speed. Some are negativ
> hits which I don't want deleted but others come every day and sometimes
> more than once and these I want to filter out to delete. I haven't as
> yet found out how to do it but I'll see if some of the advice I have
> received can be used.
> Thanks to all for your advice.

Have you considered deploying spam filtering
(bogofilter/spamassassin/both) using perl filter plugin?
It should allow you to create "for spam filtering rules".

IMHO you should use special tag for "fast delete" (e.g. after 2-3 days).

A. Filip

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