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Subject: Re: false positives
From: Tom Neff <tneff @ grassyhill . net>
Date: Tue, 25 Feb 2003 23:02:27 -0500
To: list-managers @ greatcircle . com
In-reply-to: <29202 . 1046229649 @ kanga . nu>
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--On Tuesday, February 25, 2003 7:20 PM -0800 J C Lawrence <claw @
 kanga .
 nu>
wrote:
> On Tue, 25 Feb 2003 22:06:16 -0500 
> Barry A Warsaw <bwarsaw @
 python .
 org> wrote:
> 
>> Even I have false positives and negatives when I manually slog throw
>> my raw inbox. :)
> 
> <the sound of breaking illusions>
> 
> The difference is that those are your fault, not your software's fault.

That is, as they say, a distinction without a difference.  A missed
legitimate email has no way of knowing whether it was missed as the result of
software miscalibration or a tired eye on the 1AM Inbox.



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