[SURBL-Discuss] Re: Which rules are replaces by *.surbl.org?

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at prolocation.net
Tue Jun 15 02:18:02 CEST 2004


> > Yes, but I want to add that there _WILL_ be a "BigEvil style" cf version of
> > ws.surbl.org for those people who won't/can't use the SURBL net lookups for
> > some strange reason. This is still being worked on. One of the main reasons
> > I haven't updates BE in a while is because I've been working on the new WS
> > submission stuff. (Thanks to everyone who is involved in that!)
> Thanks, I forgot about that other direction of rules style
> entries moving from sa-blacklist back into bigevil.cf.  Sounds
> like the best of both worlds in a nice mirror of both types:
> A.  ws.surbl.org gets all the "static" domains from BigEvil,
> sa-blacklist, etc. in the form of a SURBL.
> B.  BigEvil.cf gets all the domains, including those from
> sa-blacklist, heavily wildcarded ones, etc. in the form of a
> ruleset. 

I dont see the problem listsing them inside a SURBL. The extra few kb it 
will take on the nameservers ? For me i would like to put the preassure on 
DNS, not on every single box that has to do expression lookups, those will 
cost a lot more CPU... Most of the times its not the nameservers that cant 
keep up, but the mailboxes... 

> Also: *when should we announce that be domains are now in ws, and
> that people should stop using be?*   Is everyone comfortable that
> the combined ws is now working as expected, including the be
> domains being folded in?

Yes. Let me know when i should start slaving them. Same applies for the 


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