[SURBL-Discuss] Re: URI BL responses, always loopback network?
ron at vnetworx.net
Tue Jul 29 05:17:38 CEST 2008
Frank Ellermann wrote:
> Ron Guerin wrote:
>> what I wanted to know was if anyone knows of a BL or URI BL that
>> returns or plans on returning something other than a loopback
>> address as a positive response to a lookup?
> None I'm aware of, but you said 127.0.0.0 to 127.0.0.255. It's
> in fact the complete 127/8 range 127.0.0.0 to 127.255.255.255.
I gathered that even though I'm unaware of anyone presently going beyond
0.0.255, that there was a good chance someone would eventually, which is
why I decided to check only for a value starting with the four
characters of 127.
> There is a draft to get this on "standards track", finally, see
Oh, good! Thanks for the pointer. And it's written by John Levine,
which I find reassuring. It does appear that testing for "127." is
about the best I can do with this.
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