David Relson relson at
Thu Jul 8 15:20:01 CEST 2004

On Thu, 8 Jul 2004 09:14:43 -0400
Tom Anderson wrote:

> From: "Tom Allison" <tallison at>
> > Could you modify anthing that exceeds the MAXTOKENLEN to become the
> > token, "MAXTOKENLEN" which a counter (+1) against it?
> >
> > This would tend to pool all these excessively long tokens into one
> > "virtual" token to measure for spamicity.
> Good idea, but it would also count email addresses and URLs and
> perhaps signatures and whatnot.  I'm not sure I'd appreciate an email
> full of URLs from a friend being counted as spam just because they all
> exceed the max length.
> Tom

It would just be a single token among many.  It would have little effect
on a hammish message but might be valuable for an unsure.

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