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Re: Paul's Mailfrom (Was: IETF SMTP Working GroupProposal at smtpng.org)

  • From: Brad Knowles
  • Date: Tue Aug 27 19:05:37 2002

At 12:58 PM +0100 2002/08/27, michael.dillon@radianz.com wrote:

 It might be possible to make filters that don't need to be updated that
 often if
 you apply AI techniques to recognizing SPAM. For instance, check out this
 new approach:
  http://www.paulgraham.com/paulgraham/spam.html
Bayesian techniques are neither AI nor new. See <http://citeseer.nj.nec.com/sahami98bayesian.html> and <http://citeseer.nj.nec.com/androutsopoulos00learning.html>, among others.

Moreover, while there may be client-side programs which implement these techniques, and there may be prototype server-side programs which implement these techniques, I am not aware of any more production-oriented tools which are available to implement these kinds of techniques.

--
Brad Knowles, <brad.knowles@skynet.be>

"They that can give up essential liberty to obtain a little temporary
safety deserve neither liberty nor safety."
-Benjamin Franklin, Historical Review of Pennsylvania.

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