[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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