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[Bug 6668] DNSWL is lacking a rule to communicate excessive use to users

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Date: Mon Dec 12 2011 - 20:33:53 GMT

--- Comment #28 from Matthias Leisi <> 2011-12-12 20:33:53 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #27)
> (In reply to comment #26)

> > Overall, the efficacy of DNSWL outside of the FP scores is well established
> > and that's not a barrier to the re-enabling of the scores.

It should be noted that the policy contested in this bug does not cause FPs. It
does cause FNs for a small number of users (where other attempts to rectify an
unaccepted situation failed). On the other hand, removing the rules will lead
to a higher risk of FPs for 99.something % of users.

> Well established based on what? Has anyone looked at the statistics to prove
> that this situation has not changed?

Well established based on While the stats
have a lot of fluctuation which makes it sometimes hard to interpret individual
data points, it generally shows the "usefulness" of rules/data.

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