"-u" [was: Floating point errors? ]
relson at osagesoftware.com
Thu Jul 26 07:45:24 EDT 2007
On Thu, 26 Jul 2007 13:07:52 +0200
Matthias Andree wrote:
> Ingomar Wesp schrieb:
> > This is exactly what I was to propose. Interestingly, the current
> > set of actions resulted from a debate  about a change in
> > bogofilter's options back in 2004. The people, who were involved
> > back then, realised the fact that using the "unregister"-options
> > together with unclassified messages might be problematic, but did
> > so nonetheless. Maybe they were not entirely sure about the
> > severity of the possible consequences.
> Too bad they were on the right track and drew the wrong conclusions
> WRT the -u option. It's very costly, for questionable gains.
Personally, I've found "-u" to be valuable. However it's
important to understand its use and to use it carefully and properly.
Including "-u" in a default configuration is not a good idea because of
the opportunity for b0rking oneself due to lack of understanding.
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