Mail::SpamAssassin::PersistentAddrList - persistent address list base class
my $factory = PersistentAddrListSubclass->new(); $spamtest->set_persistent_addr_list_factory ($factory); ... call into SpamAssassin classes...
SpamAssassin will call:
my $addrlist = $factory->new_checker($spamtest); $entry = $addrlist->get_addr_entry ($addr); ...
All persistent address list implementations, used by the auto-whitelist code to track known-good email addresses, use this as a base class.
Mail::SpamAssassin::DBBasedAddrList for an example.
$addr, return an entry object with the details of that address.
The entry object is a reference to a hash, which must contain at least
count, which is the count of times that address has been
encountered before; and
totscore, which is the total of all scores for
messages associated with that address. From these two fields, an average
score will be calculated, and the score for the current message will be
regressed towards that mean message score.
The hash can contain whatever other data your back-end needs to store, under other keys.
The method should never return
undef, or a hash that does not contain
count key and a