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Re: Additional sa-update channels

From: Bowie Bailey <Bowie_Bailey_at_nospam>
Date: Wed Dec 15 2010 - 19:21:19 GMT
To: users@spamassassin.apache.org

On 12/15/2010 1:00 PM, Lawrence @ Rogers wrote:
> On 15/12/2010 1:32 PM, Bowie Bailey wrote:
>> On 12/15/2010 11:57 AM, Andy Jezierski wrote:
>>> Sorry all,
>>>
>>> Been away from the list for quite some time. Just updated SA from
>>> 3.2.5 to 3.3.1. Have been trying to find a list of sa-update channels
>>> that are still relevant but not with much success.
>>>
>>> Does anyone know is such a list exists, or if you know of which
>>> additional channels can still be used. I know a lot of them have been
>>> merged into SA and some are outdated and recommended not to be used.
>> All of the good SARE rules have been merged into SA. All of the SARE
>> update channels should no longer be used (as the rules are no longer
>> being updated).
>>
>> The best additional channel to use at the moment is the Sought ruleset.
>>
>> http://wiki.apache.org/spamassassin/SoughtRules
>>
> Have to disagree on the Sought rules. I've seen them give quite a few
> false positives (mostly on e-mail notifications from social networks
> Facebook and Twitter), and hit on hardly any spam at all.
>
> Your best best is to use the khop rules, along with one SARE set still
> being updated by Daryl. Below are the channels I recommend:
>
> updates.spamassassin.org
> khop-bl.sa.khopesh.com
> khop-blessed.sa.khopesh.com
> khop-dynamic.sa.khopesh.com
> khop-general.sa.khopesh.com
> khop-sc-neighbors.sa.khopesh.com
> 90_2tld.cf.sare.sa-update.dostech.net

The khop rules are good. I thought the 2tld stuff had been pulled into
SA as 20_aux_tlds.cf?

-- Bowie