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7445Re: [Y-Mail] Re: Spam filters

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  • Goutam Nath
    Dec 4, 2006
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      Atleast we won't have to encounter extra emails from her promoting firefox, and I always overlook the signatures ;)

      Goutam

      ----- Original Message ----
      From: ontokyotime <ontokyotime@...>
      To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com
      Sent: Tuesday, December 5, 2006 1:08:53 AM
      Subject: [Y-Mail] Re: Spam filters

      --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com, Goutam Nath <goutam_nath@...> wrote:
      >
      > You are such a great fan of Thunderbird, why don't you promote it ?

      Goutam, what are you thinking?

      He/she is busy promoting his/her sites in every single post (see
      signature)... A link to Thunderbird would get in the way...

      O.

      > ----- Original Message ----
      > From: Sasafrass <sasafrass452@...>
      > To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Saturday, December 2, 2006 6:23:53 PM
      > Subject: Re: [Y-Mail] Re: Spam filters
      >
      > Thunderbird works for me with 100% accuracy :)
      >
      >
      > http://darkangelfans.proboards43.com
      > http://www.geocities.com/sasafrass452/darkangel.html
      > http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sassyscorner
      > IM me! Sasafrass452(Yahoo)
      >
      >
      > James wrote:
      > >
      > > OMG, today (after just emptying yesterday) 207 in spam folder, 5
      in inbox.
      > >
      > > FYI that is 97.6% accuracy. Not that I wouldn't enjoy it if the
      > > accuracy could be strengthened further. Why not see how close you can
      > > get to 100?
      > >
      > > --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups. com <mailto:Y-Mail%40yahoogroups.com>,
      > > Sasafrass <sasafrass452@ ...> wrote:
      > > >
      > > > I've always said Yahoo's spam filters aren't good enough. I do hope
      > > that
      > > > our recent poll here for requested features will make an impact,
      & that
      > > > we'll get more filters & more filter criteria. Thunderbird beats 'em
      > > all
      > > > by a mile, IMO.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > http://darkangelfan s.proboards43. com
      > > <http://darkangelfans.proboards43.com>
      > > > http://www.geocitie s.com/sasafrass4 52/darkangel. html
      > > <http://www.geocities.com/sasafrass452/darkangel.html>
      > > > http://groups. yahoo.com/ group/sassyscorn er
      > > <http://groups.yahoo.com/group/sassyscorner>
      > > > IM me! Sasafrass452( Yahoo)
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > James wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Wow, spam seems to increase exponentially over time of an Email
      > > > > address. At first I got none and soon it went up to 30 a day and
      > > > > today, after just emptying it yesterday, it's up to 120 spams.
      > > > > Luckily, Yahoo! sent 116 of those to the spam folder (leaving
      4 in the
      > > > > inbox). I very rarely have found false positives and nowadays I
      > > > > understandably don't bother to check for them.
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In Y-Mail@yahoogroups. com <mailto:Y-Mail% 40yahoogroups.
      com>,
      > > Karl
      > > > > Westerman <karlwesterman@ ...> wrote:
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I really can't tell you how long it takes as I have been
      using it
      > > > > for quite some time... but after several weeks, you should
      notice it
      > > > > working pretty well. I rarely get spam in my in-box or other
      folders
      > > > > and likewise, I almost never get a desired e-mail in my spam... it
      > > > > does seem like it took a number of weeks (6 or more) before it was
      > > > > working reasonably well and several months before it got to
      the point
      > > > > that it rarely made a mistake... probably after 6 months,
      there are
      > > > > almost no problems. You should notice it getting better week
      by week.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Karl
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > ----- Original Message ----
      > > > > > From: ioannisverdelis <spam@>
      > > > > > To: Y-Mail@yahoogroups. com <mailto:Y-Mail% 40yahoogroups. com>
      > > > > > Sent: Thursday, November 30, 2006 3:46:21 AM
      > > > > > Subject: [Y-Mail] Spam filters
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Hi all,
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I am new to this group so apologies if this has been covered
      before.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I have been using Y!Mail for a bit and am generally happy
      with the
      > > > > > navigation etc. However, I've been surprised by the
      > > ineffectiveness of
      > > > > > the spam filter despite weeks of training.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > I accept that the filter is getting a lot better as I use
      it, but
      > > > > > after two weeks I would expect to have virtually no spam or ham
      > > > > > misdirected. In particular, certain spam messages (such as those
      > > > > > subjected "[Name] wrote:")that I receive by the dozen (and I
      am sure
      > > > > > other users receive as well) could easily be flagged just by a
      > > bit of
      > > > > > collaboration between user accounts.
      > > > > >
      > > > > > From people's experience, what is the amount of time for
      this spam
      > > > > > filter to be trained? Is there collaboration between users spam
      > > > > > settings to make it more effective?
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
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