[SURBL-Discuss] New SURBL TLD Files

Bill Landry bill at inetmsg.com
Wed Mar 3 17:37:19 CET 2010

On 3/3/2010 12:42 AM, Jeff Chan wrote:
> On 3/2/10, Bill Landry <bill at inetmsg.com> wrote:
>> On 3/2/2010 5:48 PM, Raymond Dijkxhoorn wrote:
>>  > Hi!
>>  >
>>  >
>>  >> https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6335
>>  >>
>>  >> that there are 2 new TLD files available for uses with SURBL:
>>  >> "two-level-tlds" and "three-level-tlds".
>>  >>
>>  >> However, I am wondering where these files should be placed and if they
>>  >> need to be renamed and have .cf appended to them like the "90_2tld.cf"
>>  >> file URIBL supplies?
>>  >>
>>  >> Thanks in advance for any guidance or feedback.
>>  >>
>>  > Yups. If you want to put them inside SpamAssassin you most likely can
>>  > simply catch http://rulesemporium.com/rules/90_2tld.cf
>>  >
>> Okay, but that really doesn't make sense, since there are different 2TLD
>>  and 3TLD domains listed in the 2 files available for download on the
>>  SURBL site.  There must be some reason for these files being made
>>  available for download and hour sync from SURBL?
>>  Bill
> You may need to create new .cf files with our TLD lists.  There may be
> an effort by SA to merge the TLD changes into their TLD data, but we
> have not heard back yet.
> Did you also see the SURBL TLD announcement which has some references:
> http://lists.surbl.org/pipermail/announce/2010-February/000202.html

No, but thanks for the link.

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I'll subscribe.

I added the two TLD files, added the appropriate "util_rb_2tld"
"util_rb_3tld" entries to the files, and all seems to be fine.

I did find that you had one 3TLD entry in your 2TLD file, which cause
spamassassin --lint to complain: co(dot)at(dot)pn



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