[SURBL-Discuss] RFC: SURBL inclusion policy

Jeff Chan jeffc at surbl.org
Sun Sep 26 06:38:00 CEST 2004

On Saturday, September 25, 2004, 8:58:24 PM, Ryan Thompson wrote:
> Jeff Chan wrote to SURBL Discussion list:

>> The decision to whitelist is often difficult and usually requires at
>> least some research.  Fortunately some of our research tools like
>> GetURI and others help quite a bit,

> Speaking of which, I've worked hard to convince GetURI (new version
> pending release!) to follow the SURBL inclusion criteria pretty closely;
> I've added SBL lookups on the forward IP(s) and nameservers, as well as
> IADB2 and WADB checks on the IP(s), although the IADB2/WADB checks
> rarely hit. The SBL lookups are extremely useful. And, of course, GetURI
> has had the --age option for a while now.

> Here's what the output looks like now (this took 57s for ~900 messages,
> even with the great number of DNS queries needed to process the 116 domains
> not found in SURBL):

>      http://ry.ca/geturi/public/criteriatest.html (62K)

> Feedback welcome!

OK It might help to have a legend, especially for people not
familiar with the output.  I assume the domains in white are
the grey (uncertain) ones, and the ones in grey are the
whitelisted ones.  (A little ironic, eh?)

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

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