[SURBL-Discuss] RFC: consensus list?

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Sun Nov 14 03:17:57 CET 2004

On Saturday, November 13, 2004, 6:02:34 PM, Frank Ellermann wrote:
> You could of course create a new list *.combo.surbl.org, and
> (ab)use bit 0 in multi.surl.org as THE "combo bit".  Same idea
> as for all other individual lists.

True.  (FWIW it's the 1 bit, i.e. carrying values 0 and 1;
a zero bit would carry no value.)

>> I have a feeling changing the second and third octets could
>> break several programs.

> It's not too bad with rxwhois, nobody uses it to delete mails,
> and actually it would be only a bogus error message if you do
> this.  Breaking serious "multi" applications would be bad.

>> But that's where the next lists need to go....

> You don't need "multi" for testing, you could use the future
> "combo" list for temporary test results 127.?.?.?.  Bye, Frank

Setting up and tearing down separate test lists involves
some overhead.  And eventually multi will need to expand
beyond the last octet.

Jeff C.
"If it appears in hams, then don't list it."

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