Score Files -- Not really a Ubuntu question

Odd iodine at
Mon Jan 4 22:50:21 UTC 2010

Mark C. Miller wrote:
> I've not been able to find a mail list to post this too, so am intruding 
> on your goodwill to bail me once again.
> I can't find a good reference that explains how scoring works.  I can 
> find lot of stuff about how to set one up, but nothing that explains how 
> to determine the score.
> Based on some recent traffic on the list, I wanted to set my reader to 
> ignore certain posters.  In doing so, I was asked to set their score. 
> What is the scoring system being used?  Is +1 an ideal "high" or 
> something like that.

Shouldn't it be as easy as

0 = ignore
1 = keep


Having more finegrained scoring sounds complicated, How to determine
if a poster goes up or down? Is it based on number of swear words?


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