[SURBL-Discuss] test.surbl.org

Mariano Absatz el.baby at gmail.com
Thu Sep 9 18:51:24 CEST 2004


On Thu, 9 Sep 2004 10:58:54 -0400, Theo Van Dinter <felicity at kluge.net> wrote:
> On Thu, Sep 09, 2004 at 11:08:17AM -0300, Leonardo Helman wrote:
> > Should I send this to spamassasin list?
> 
> Questionable.
> 
> > That's because it only checks the registered domain and
> > not its subdomains?
> 
> Yes.  The SA 3.0 URIDNSBL plugin trims down to the actual domain for
> the query.
> 
> That's to avoid something like:
> 
> foo.bar.baz.test.something.else.spam.com
> 
> where if it wasn't just domain only, there'd be queries for:
> 
> foo.bar.baz.test.something.else.spam.com
> bar.baz.test.something.else.spam.com
> baz.test.something.else.spam.com
> test.something.else.spam.com
> something.else.spam.com
> else.spam.com
> spam.com
> 
> which is just bad for lots of reasons.
> 
And how does the plugin (or spamcopuri) knows what to look up?

Does it use only the 2ndLD for gTLDs?

How does it work with ccTLDs?
There are countries that register the 2ndLD and others that register
the 3rdLD, if it receives: "spammer.com.es" will it query for com.es
or spammer.com.es?
and what if it gets "spammer.com.ar"?

FTR, Spain (.es) register the 2ndLD (com.es) and Argentina (.ar)
register the 3rdLD (spammer.com.ar)... and there are countries that do
both.

How does the plugin work in these cases?

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