[SURBL-Discuss] Fwd: Re: blacklist brings system to halt

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Wed Jun 30 01:03:53 CEST 2004

On Wednesday, June 30, 2004, 12:00:28 AM, David Coulson wrote:
> Raymond Dijkxhoorn wrote:
>> We however started SURBL for a reason, also to offload heavy rulesets, why 
>> are you still using the .cf format ? I mean, go lookup via DNS and you 
>> would bot even have noticed this at all.

> SURBL can't blacklist by e-mail sender -

Yes, that's by design.... :-)  SURBLs are meant to work on URI
domains instead of sender domains.

> I agree this isn't a major 
> thing, but it's a feature provided by Bill's list that SURBL can't 
> replicate.

> It would be nice if there was a way to do this through DNS however.

Wouldn't the many sender-focussed RBLs like spamhaus do that

Jeff C.

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