[SURBL-Discuss] second and third level domains - again!

Simon Byrnand simon at igrin.co.nz
Mon Apr 26 15:28:16 CEST 2004


At 14:16 26/04/2004, Eric Kolve wrote:

>On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 01:11:28PM +1200, Simon Byrnand wrote:
> > At 05:50 26/04/2004, you wrote:
> >
> > >On Sun, Apr 25, 2004 at 05:57:56PM +0200, John Fawcett wrote:
> > >> One of the things I noticed after upgrading to
> > >> SpamCopURI 0.14 was that previously I had
> > >> been identifying all mail containing ads.msn.com
> > >> as spam and after the upgrade this was no
> > >> longer happening.
> > >>
> > >> (BTW ads.msn.com was still listed in sc.surbl.org
> > >> when I observed this behaviour. It has since been
> > >> removed.)
> > >
> > >To take care of this in the short term you
> > >can add an entry to your spamcop_uri.cf if you
> > >have open redirect resolution on:
> > >
> > >  open_redirect_list_spamcop_uri   g.msn.com             ads.msn.co
> >
> > Is that line correct ? or should it be something like:
> >
> > open_redirect_list_spamcop_uri   g.msn.com             *.ads.msn.com
>
>*.ads.msn.com would match the following:
>
>xxx.yyy.ads.msn.com, foo.ads.msn.com, but wouldn't match ads.msn.com.
>
>I suppose you could do *ads.msn.com and match all of the above
>plus ads.msn.com, but you would also match fads.msn.com.

Good point... I guess I should have just meant the missing m at the end of .com

>This is from the core address list matching that ships with SA.
>
>ads.msn.com will only match ads.msn.com.  Putting g.msn.com and
>ads.msn.com on the same line is no different than putting them
>on separate lines.  I just thought I would try to keep msn
>stuff on the same line.

Ahhhh.... that clears things up... I thought there was some magic property 
to the third field that I just hadn't worked out yet :)

Regards,
Simon



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