bruno modulix wrote:
> Michael Campbell a ˝─rit :
> 
>>>  I think it could be useful for classification of spam.  Apply
>>> this filter and then do bayesian stuff.  I bet it would significantly 
>>> help
>>> in classifying wordy spams as spams (Bayes will not do so well with 
>>> things
>>> like Nigerian spam messages).
>>
>>
>>
>> Not sure why you'd think this, but POPFile (a "pure", i.e.
>> non-Grahamesque) Bayesian filter does extraordinarily well with 419s,
> 
> 
> Pardon my profound ignorance, but what do you call '419s' ?

I didn't know either, but a google for '419 spam' gave me
this interesting link: http://home.rica.net/alphae/419coal/


Hal