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

Eric Kolve ekolve at comcast.net
Fri Apr 23 16:21:33 CEST 2004


On Sat, Apr 24, 2004 at 10:06:49AM +1200, 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 ? :)

Maybe they would make their redirector more restrictive so it couldn't be
abused by spammers.


--eric

> 
> Regards,
> Simon
> 
> 
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