[SURBL-Discuss] RFC: Combined SURBL list details, phishing list ready

Raymond Dijkxhoorn raymond at prolocation.net
Thu May 13 02:21:04 CEST 2004


> Is it necessarily a good idea to combine lists like ws and be into a single 
> entity when the sources of information are different ? (One comes from 
> Bill, one comes from Chris) What policies of inclusion and removal do they 
> each have ?
> Say that a legitimate domain were somehow blocked, how would an end user 
> know if it was Bill's data or Chris's that actually had it listed, to try 
> and get it removed ? Etc...

You get a different answer from DNS... pretty clear :)

> So from a technical point of view, fine no problem, but I wonder a bit 
> about compatibility of listing policies etc..

Its only as a combined list to avoid double lookups for people who check 
with all 3 available lists, as most do currently. Saves 2/3 of the load on 
the nameservers :)


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