[SURBL-Discuss] C version of SURBL client?

Jose Marcio Martins da Cruz Jose-Marcio.Martins at ensmp.fr
Sat Nov 6 17:59:08 CET 2004


Arghhhhh !


There is a good one :

> 
> On Friday, November 5, 2004, 11:02:51 PM, Andrew wrote:
> > Does anyone know if there is an open-source client written in c to
> > perform URL searches in message bodies, and then lookups against a SURBL ?
> >
> > (This is not for use with SA)
> 
> I can't think of any open source ones off hand, but that doesn't
> mean there aren't any.  Have you taken a look at some of the
> programs mentioned on our links page:
> 
>   http://www.surbl.org/links.html
> 
> It's possible some are written in C.


Errrrrr.  Jeff ! 

You forgot me. 

j-chkmail is written in C, and is probably the oldest one supporting SURBL (since April).

  http://j-chkmail.ensmp.fr

j-chkmail doesn't appear on the link list... 8-)

Jose-Marcio

> 
> That said, the task of extracting URI domains from email messages
> is non-trivial particularly from spams, which often have
> obfuscation methods that must be undone.  Something like the
> SpamAssassin code can be a good starting point, though it
> has the advantage of a regular expression language, mail
> method decoding tools, etc.
> 
> Jeff C.
> --
> "If it appears in hams, then don't list it."
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