[SURBL-Discuss] RFC: SURBL flyer

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Thu Jul 29 02:09:03 CEST 2004

On Thursday, July 29, 2004, 12:55:10 AM, John Andersen wrote:
> On Tuesday 27 July 2004 12:58 am, Jeff Chan wrote:
>> On Tuesday, July 27, 2004, 1:36:53 AM, Daniel Kleinsinger wrote:
>> > http://mailscanner.info
>> > MailScanner doesn't include or depend on SA (without SA one can still
>> > check for viruses and do old fashioned RBL lookups), but the only way to
>> > have MailScanner check SURBLs is to utilize its ability to call SA 2.63
>> > + SpamCopURI or SA 3.0.
>> OK Thanks for that.  I've taken MailScanner off the flyer.
>>   http://www.surbl.org/flyer.html
>> Does anyone have any other comments for me?
>> Jeff C.

> Yeah... SURBLs don't BLOCK anything.  
> Blocking is up to the user.
> That point should be made.  Surprisingly, lots of people get
> bent out of shape if you use the word BLOCK and EMAIL
> in the same sentence.

True, but I never said SURBLs block anything.  I said:
"SURBLs... are used to block messages."  Technically
SURBLs don't block anything.  Programs that use SURBLs
do the blocking....

Jeff C.

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