[SURBL-Discuss] Re: Feature Request: Whitelist_DNSRBL

Bill Landry billl at pointshare.com
Wed Dec 8 17:03:35 CET 2004


----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Daryl C. W. O'Shea" <spamassassin at dostech.ca>

>  >> Was the whitelist you were referring to really the SURBL server-side
> whitelist?
>  >
>  >
>  > Yes! But local SURBL whitelists are needed to reduce traffic and time.
>
>
> I'd much rather see SURBL respond with 127.0.0.0 with a really large TTL
> for white listed domains.  Any sensible setup will run a local DNS cache
> which will take care of the load and time issue.

I agree, and have suggested a whitelist SURBL several times on the SURBL
discussion list, but it has always fallen on deaf ears - nary a response.
It would be nice if someone would at least respond as to why this is not a
reasonable suggestion.

Bill



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