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[Bug 6220] Evaluate Spam Eating Monkey DNSBL's

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Date: Mon Dec 12 2011 - 18:49:16 GMT
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https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6220

--- Comment #18 from Kevin A. McGrail <kmcgrail@pccc.com> 2011-12-12 18:49:16 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #17)
> DNSWL was just disabled by default due to returning known wrong answers to in
> abuse situations (bug 6668). Should this bug be closed as evaluated and deemed
> inappropriate for the same reason? Should the handling of the 127.0.0.255
> value be changed to not cause false positives?

I would agree.

Until there is some RBL consensus on a "disabled" answer && code in SA to deal
with it && it doesn't break the currently supported versions, there is no way
an RBL that purposefully causes FPs due to overusage can be considered for
default enabling.

Again, my understanding is that this is a good RBL that has promise and should
be considered by Admins, though.

Are we on the same page?

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