relson at osagesoftware.com
Wed Mar 3 13:49:24 EST 2004
On Wed, 03 Mar 2004 19:17:54 +0100
Matthias Andree wrote:
> David Relson <relson at osagesoftware.com> writes:
> As I understand it, Bob suggests ignoring headers with a particular
> name altogether, pretending, for instance, that all X-Spam-Status:
> headers had not been there.
> This scheme is employed by many spam taggers, for instance, spamprobe
> used to have a hardcoded set of headers it looks at and ignored every
> other header.
> This feature is a bit different from the "ignore list" - the latter
> would apply to tokens, the former would apply to headers. For headers
> with a stable ordering, such as Received:, a sophisticated feature,
> say"ignore first 7 Received: headers" or "ignore last 7 Received:
> headers" can be helpful.
> We could provide these headers and let users experiment whether they
> are helpful or not.
True. Ignoring tokens (via ignore lists) is different from ignoring
lines. What ideas have you on this? So far, "ignore 'X-ABC:' lines"
and "ignore 1st n ABC:" lines have been suggested. What else?
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