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From: Eric Wong <>
Subject: [PATCH] doc: actually document publicinboxwatch.watchspam
Date: Fri,  8 Nov 2019 06:09:02 +0000
Message-ID: <> (raw)

Instead of copy-pasting the documentation for `spamcheck'.
 Documentation/public-inbox-config.pod | 16 ++++++++++------
 1 file changed, 10 insertions(+), 6 deletions(-)

diff --git a/Documentation/public-inbox-config.pod b/Documentation/public-inbox-config.pod
index 1c5ba01..a5275a4 100644
--- a/Documentation/public-inbox-config.pod
+++ b/Documentation/public-inbox-config.pod
@@ -202,17 +202,21 @@ L<spamc(1)> for filtering spam before it is imported into git
 history.  Other spam filtering backends may be supported in
 the future.
+This requires L<public-inbox-watch(1)>, but affects all configured
+public-inboxes in PI_CONFIG.
 Default: none
 =item publicinboxwatch.watchspam
-This may be set to C<spamc> to enable the use of SpamAssassin
-L<spamc(1)> for filtering spam before it is imported into git
-history.  Other spam filtering backends may be supported in
-the future.  This requires L<public-inbox-watch(1)>, but affects
-all configured public-inboxes in PI_CONFIG.
+A Maildir to watch for for confirmed spam messages to appear in.
+Messages which appear in this folder with the (S)een Maildir flag
+will be hidden from all configured inboxes based on Message-ID
+and content matching.
-Default: none
+Messages without the (S)een Maildir flag are not considered for hiding.
+Default: none; only for L<public-inbox-watch(1)> users
 =item publicinbox.nntpserver

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