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[Bug 6400] GA feedback for Mailspike DNSBL

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Date: Wed Nov 30 2011 - 15:58:54 GMT
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https://issues.apache.org/SpamAssassin/show_bug.cgi?id=6400

--- Comment #13 from Kevin A. McGrail <kmcgrail@pccc.com> 2011-11-30 15:58:54 UTC ---
(In reply to comment #12)
> (In reply to comment #11)
> > > So Warren should remove the "nopublish" flag, and [...]
> >
> > Unfortunately, no. Since this is targeted at 3.4 things are much more
> > complicate.
>
> Well, with rules, any change is going to affect all 3.3.* releases as soon as
> there's another rule update, right?
> > We really do not want to introduce new DNS lookups in an existing branch, but
> > strictly with the next major/minor release only and a clear announcement in the
> > release notes.
>
> Wait, you want to *never* include mailspike in the existing 3.3.* releases, and
> create a separate rule set for 3.4.*? Because of increasing the network load
> by 1 DNS lookup, for a very useful looking RBL? That sounds... not good. How
> can you justify that?

Let's just make the rules 3.4 only and add it to the README. I want to get
3.4.0 out the damn door and I'm working like a slave on IPv6 stuff still to see
if we can get it finalized.

I believe we can just encapsulate it in a version check.

if (version >= 3.400000)
...
endif

Copacetic if we do that?

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