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Current Version: 2.8.2 (May 26, 2010)

SpamSieve brings Bayesian spam filtering to popular e-mail clients. It learns what your spam looks like, so it can block nearly all of it. It also learns what your good messages look like, so it won't confuse them with spam. SpamSieve actually gets better over time as you train it with more messages. SpamSieve doesn't delete any messages - it only marks them in your e-mail client - so you'll never lose any mail. SpamSieve works with any number of mail accounts, of whatever types are supported by your e-mail software (e.g. POP, IMAP, Hotmail).

Version 2.8.2 adds/changes the following:

  • Improved compatibility with pre-release versions of Mac OS X.
  • Added Dutch, Italian, and Swedish localizations.
  • Made various code improvements and modernizations.
  • SpamSieve is better able to recover from certain types of damaged corpus files.
  • Updated the Setting up Eudora section of the manual.
  • Improved the layout of the Software Update window.
  • Adjusted the packaging of the disk image and the installation instructions.
  • Fixed a bug that could cause a crash when parsing messages with an invalid Date header.
  • Fixed a regression where SpamSieve would sometimes bring up an alert sheet to report that you already had the latest version.
  • Fixed a crash in the software updater.

The online user manual has more information.

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Andrew Starr has a marvelous page of Eudora plug-ins and enhancements that Eudora users must check out. His entire site (known as eMailman) is worthwhile for every email junkie out there.

Graham Orndorff has written a superb collection of articles on setting up email servers and secure email clients on Mac OS X.

Adam Engst has put together a comprehensive overview of email attachment formats that is invaluable for anyone who wants or needs to understand the complexities behind them.

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