Warren Togami wrote: > https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6247#c49 > https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6247#c51 > It turns out that the ReturnPath and DNSWL whitelists have a > statistically insignificant impact on spamassassin's ability to > determine ham vs. spam. Meanwhile, both whitelists have high levels > of accuracy. > > How can both of these statements be true? I suspect this is because > the scores are balanced by the rescoring algorithm to be "safe" in the > majority case where no whitelist rule has triggered. Thus whitelists > are not needed or relied upon to prevent false positive > classification.
I concur, that is what my analysis of HABEAS hits over the last four months showed too. /Per Jessen, Zürich