[SURBL-Discuss] Re: [SURBL-Announce] ANNOUNCE:Mail::SpamAsssassin::SpamCopURI 0.11

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Fri Apr 23 16:21:23 CEST 2004


On Friday, April 23, 2004, 3:06:49 PM, Simon Byrnand wrote:
>>> Eric, you may want to share your redirection resolution
>>> strategies with the 3.0 developers.  I haven't heard Justin
>>> getting beyond patterns yet.  ;-)
>>>
>> I will mention it to SA-dev once I and a few others have run
>> it for a little while.
>>
>> I am not sure they will incorporate since I have seen discussion
>> on their list of handling redirects and generally they are
>> not interested in doing any kind of network lookup for fear of
>> timeouts, slowdowns, etc. We will see...

> I wonder what the reaction of the likes of yahoo would be too, if millions
> of mailservers around the world suddenly started sending them HTTP GET
> requests for spammy looking domain names all the time for no reason ? :)

We can *hope* their reaction would be to start denying
redirection access to spammers.... :-)

Jeff C.



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