Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Thu May 13 03:00:49 CEST 2004

On Thursday, May 13, 2004, 1:01:01 AM, David Hooton wrote:
> How about surbl.surbl.org?  Being the primary rbl, this kinda makes sense :)

> Also on the other points about how to respond - I suggest the different IP
> per list as being smartest the octet based response is too non-specific.

Both ways are specific. The multiple A record response would
give a separate address for each corresponding list.  The
bitmasked response has a distinct bit set in the returned
address for each list.  A 3 means bits 1 and 2 are set,
corresponding to those the lists in the 1 and 2 positions.
Its true that the bitmask approach gives only 1 query result,
even for inclusion in multiple lists though.

> This only leaves the question on how do we handle multiple listings :)

I assume you're referring to how the client handles the
multiple or bitmasked responses.

Jeff C.

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