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Add ability to bypass Bayesian junk filter using standard filters.



MailNews Core
14 years ago
9 years ago


(Reporter: Bill Nyden, Assigned: (not reading, please use seth@sspitzer.org instead))


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14 years ago
Build Identifier: Mozilla/5.0 (X11; U; Linux i686; en-US; rv:1.6) Gecko/20040113

Bayesian learning system results in large numbers of messages being incorrectly
identified as spam. A filter capability should be added to tell the Junk filter
not to evaluate a message based on Subject, Body or Address criteria.
N.B.: This is similar to, but not the same as Bug #181631, and has, to my mind,
a higher priority, since I have been missing important incoming messages that
have evidently been filed in the Junk folder (it is difficult to scan 300+ spam
messages daily).

Reproducible: Always
Steps to Reproduce:

Comment 1

14 years ago
If you're already accepting the use of filters to achieve what you want, then 
you should be aware of bug 202605 and its blockers (which includes bug 181631).
Since all those bugs pretty much require the change requested by bug 223591 to 
be implemented first, the change requested by 181631 would then do what you 

Also, see bug 189970 and bug 198961.

At any rate, this is an enhancement request.
Severity: normal → enhancement

Comment 2

14 years ago
See also bug 202605


13 years ago
Depends on: 200788
Product: MailNews → Core

Comment 3

13 years ago
(In reply to comment #2)
> See also bug 202605

You should be able to create a filter with the action "Mark Junk Status" "Not
Junk". With my patch in bug #223591, explicitly marked messages will be ignored
by  the junk classifier.
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