Well, we know that "real" mail will get tagged as spam,
and that some spam will get through unscathed.
Actually that's why we added the "?" after the word SPAM.
My personal experience is that items ranked > 70 are almost
always SPAM. Between 50 and 70 is a real mix.
It can be uncomfortable to see mail from a friend or colleague
mislabeled as SPAM.
The vendor has promised (for fall delivery) a "personal whitelist".
This would give you the power to route some email "around" the spam tagging.
We have deployed something similar already at https://www.uvm.edu/cgi-bin/account/procbuilder.pl?page=spam
This isn't quite the same, as mail still goes through PureMessage and still gets ranked and tagged.
But if you have chosen to have email automatically routed based on SPAM tags,
this lets you route certain email regardless of the spam ranking.
Not as good as a "real" whitelist, but a workable short term feature.
At 11:29 AM 6/26/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>Keith (et al),
> One reason people my want to disable the tagging is if it begins to label a lot of real messages as spam. This is what happened with me on my home email. There were a lot of real notes that I want to file and use for documentation, etc. that now have the spam label in their subject lines. Hopefully this tagging system is a little better than that one.
>Keith Kennedy wrote:
>>Hi Dr, Chu,
>>There is currently no "personal" option for bypassing the PureMessage spam tagging system.
>>And as a reminder, the system is really a SPAM tagging system.
>>Routing of email is not affected. People can choose to utilize the
>>SPAM tag in the subject line to implement filtering, for example routing all
>>email rated over nn to a spam folder.
>>We would love to hear ways people think the system can be improved going forward.
>>Do you know why people want to suppress the tagging?
>>At 11:00 AM 6/26/2003 -0400, you wrote:
>>>Several people have approached me and asked how to disable spam
>>>filtering on their mail. I went to the webmail address but haven't
>>>seen a way to disable puremessage shoving the word 'Spam' in the
>>>subject heading of messages.
>>>Is it possible for individual users to disable puremessage? Will this
>>>solution be implemented in the future?
>>>Kelvin Chu, Physics Department, Cook Building
>>>82 University Place, University of Vermont, Burlington, VT 05405-0125
>>><http://www.uvm.edu/~kchu/>http://www.uvm.edu/~kchu/; (802) 656-0064; Fax: (802) 656-0817
>Marianne Incerpi Brunetto
>Accounting Information Systems Manager
>University of Vermont
>Burlington, Vermont 05405
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