[SURBL-Discuss] Re: Bill Stearns' sa-blacklist available as SURBL: ws.surbl.org

Scott Truman Scott at ncs.co.nz
Wed Apr 21 15:12:25 CEST 2004

 On Tuesday, April 20, 2004, 6:10:30 PM, Bill Landry wrote:
 > ----- Original Message ----- 
 > From: "Jeff Chan" <jeffc at surbl.org>
 >> So the quick answer is they'll probably not be combined.
 >> However we probably will offer a combined version of Bill's
 >> list and Chris' BigEvil list since they are more similar in
 >> character.
 > Jeff, why not one DNS query that supports multiple result codes:
 > test: somedomain.com.sc.surbl.org
 > results:
 > = Spamcop
 > = WS List
 > = BigEvil List
 > = etc...
 > Same thing multi-test RBLs like AHBL, Sorbs, Blars, 
 FiveTen, NJABL and
 > others do.
That's pretty cool. 
One could even extend that as such (if they don't already):

 test: example.com.all.surbl.org  ;)
 results: = SC List = WS List = BigEvil List = Someother List

 Multiple hits for the same lookup could be returned by combining the last octet i.e. a result of would indicate the URI was found in both the SC and BigEvil lists. If one was only interested in what SC found, then one would AND the result with

just thinking out loud...

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