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Apr 21, 2012, 1:14 PM
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[Bug 6791] New: Misleading message implies all mail is spam
Bug #: 6791
Summary: Misleading message implies all mail is spam
AssignedTo: dev [at] spamassassin
ReportedBy: macsrwe [at] macsrwe
Suggestion: If the X-Spam-Status result is no, the X-Ham-Report string
shouldn't still imply that the message is spam.
Details: Almost every message processed by SpamAssassin has a header in it that
X-Ham-Report: Spam detection software... has
identified this incoming email as possible spam.
This is despite the fact that the software has actually identified the message
as NOT spam. Here is an extract from a typical email header:
X-Spam-Status: No, score=-5.7
X-Ham-Report: Spam detection software, running on the system
has identified this incoming email as possible spam. The original…
It is very easy for a user attempting to set up spam-filtering rules in his
mail client to open up a piece of known spam, see this string, and set up his
rules to trigger on it, not realizing that the same string also occurs in
almost every NON-spam message.
Configure bugmail: https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/userprefs.cgi?tab=email
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