[SURBL-Discuss] Remove overlapping rules due to SURBL?

Chris Santerre csanterre at merchantsoverseas.com
Wed Jun 30 12:52:02 CEST 2004

>-----Original Message-----
>From: Jeff Chan [mailto:jeffc at surbl.org]
>Sent: Wednesday, June 30, 2004 4:40 AM
>To: 'SURBL Discussion list'
>Subject: Re: [SURBL-Discuss] Remove overlapping rules due to SURBL?
>On Wednesday, June 30, 2004, 12:46:50 AM, Martin Lyberg wrote:
>> This is the lists i use at the moment:
>> # sc.surbl.org - SpamCop message-body URI domains
>> # ws.surbl.org - sa-blacklist domains as a SURBL
>> # be.surbl.org - BigEvil and MidEvil domains
>> # ob.surbl.org - OutBlaze spamvertised sites
>> # ab.surbl.org - AbuseButler spamvertised sites 
>> I wonder if any of my following rulesets is overlapping the 
>SURBL-lists and
>> should be removed?
>> I have the following rulesets:
>> 70_sare_adult.cf
>> 70_sare_random.cf
>> 70_sare_specific.cf
>> 72_sare_bml_post25x.cf
>> antidrug.cf
>> backhair.cf
>> bigevil.cf
>> chickenpox.cf
>> evilnumbers.cf
>> tripwire.cf
>> weeds.cf
>Hi Martin,
>On behalf of everyone contributing to the SURBL poject, thanks
>for your kind words.  Glad you're finding SURBLs useful.
>Chris or one of the SARE guys will know a lot more about
>the specific SARE rules, but I know that the domains in
>bigevil.cf are in be.surbl.org, so you may be able to
>get rid of bigevil.cf.  For that matter the records in
>be.surbl.org are now in ws.surbl.org, so you can get rid
>of be.surbl.org also.
>Chris & Co are probably creating a heavily wildcarded ruleset
>that you may want to use in future in addition to SURBLs.
>1. Get rid of bigevil.cf, it's mostly in be.surbl.org
>2. Get rid of be.surbl.org, it's in ws.surbl.org

Just a followup. Yup everything Jeff covered is spot on! However I see your
not running any of the 70_SARE_HTML rulesets. You should look into those.
They don't overlap either. And they are very good. 


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