[thelist] Spam filters

Robert Gormley robert at pennyonthesidewalk.com
Tue Sep 14 21:04:55 CDT 2004

> - most people use a "canned" off-the-shelf spam filtering product.
> These do not arbitrarily flag HTML mail as spam (Shawn's filtering
> seems to be something he's setup himself, with an anti-HTML mail
> bias).

Agreed, SpamAssassin does give HTML a score in terms of its decisions, but
last I looked it was .2 (base install threshold was 5). So, alone, it's not
going to make or break things for you, and if you're scoring 4.8 already,
then perhaps you should look more heavily at content/mail delivery, etc.


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