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

Eric Kolve ekolve at comcast.net
Sun Apr 25 20:54:59 CEST 2004


On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 02:28:16PM +1200, Simon Byrnand wrote:
> 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

I totally missed that.  I double checked the file that I committed and 
its correct.  Sorry about the confusion.

--eric




> 
> >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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