[MlMt] Junk / not junk

Steven M. Bellovin smb at cs.columbia.edu
Sun Jan 17 22:22:57 EST 2016

On 17 Jan 2016, at 22:07, Patrik Fältström wrote:

> On 17 Jan 2016, at 22:12, Steven M. Bellovin wrote:
>> To make sure I understand: these two actions, "move to junk" and 
>> "move out of junk", are for use on the machine that has SpamSieve 
>> installed.  On other machines that use the same IMAP server, one 
>> should use the "good" and "bad" folders per the SpamSieve 
>> instructions, in order to update SpamSieve's training rules.  Is this 
>> all correct?
> You mean this:
> http://c-command.com/spamsieve/manual#setting-up-a-mailmate-d
> I have myself SpamSieve installed on two macs acting against the same 
> IMAP account(s).
> I do the "mark as junk" and "move out of junk" and walks through the 
> "Junk" mailbox manually on both MailMate installations now and then.
> Is this wrong you think?

I use option #2 of 
http://c-command.com/spamsieve/manual#spamsieve-and-multiple -- running 
it on two Macs means that the two won't have the same training data, so 
they'll behave inconsistently (at least as I understand it).  It also 
lets me reclassify mail from my iPhone and iPad.

         --Steve Bellovin, https://www.cs.columbia.edu/~smb

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