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Re: "meta" rule using wildcard to include other rules?

From: Jeff_47 <python_at_nospam>
Date: Fri Dec 30 2011 - 16:22:27 GMT

Martin Gregorie-2 wrote:
> On Fri, 2011-12-30 at 07:25 -0800, Jeff_47 wrote:
>> Put another way, I'd like to be able to add a new __L_LOANS_BODY rule and
>> have the meta rule automatically incorporate it. Is this possible?
> I have a considerably larger collection of rules and phrases, but then
> again, I need to filter the spew that from a mailing list linked to an
> unfiltered forum, so I wrote a gawk script that builds rules from a set
> of files, each containing the list(s) of terms that go into each rule.
> This doesn't save any typing or testing, but the rule definition files,
> which have one match term per line, are much easier to edit. You can
> download the package and manpage, test data (think examples) and
> installation instructions as a compressed tarball from here:
> Martin
Thanks, I downloaded this and look at the examples. However, as far as I
can tell, it only supports rules that work with alternative spam words.
What I really want is something that will trigger after seeing an
accumulation of spammy words. None of the examples cover this, and the
manpage doesn't mention it as a possibility. Am I misunderstanding?

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