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Re: exim configuration in master, and per-user DNSBLs

Santiago Vila schrieb am Freitag, den 15. Dezember 2006:

> On Fri, 15 Dec 2006, Alexander Wirt wrote:
> > Santiago Vila schrieb am Mittwoch, den 13. Dezember 2006:
> > 
> > > While we are at it, allowing each user to choose among several popular
> > > DNSBLs would be great too. In fact, there is a dnslists file in /etc/exim4
> > > which already contains several role accounts (and at least one which is not).
> > > We would just need to modify db.debian.org slightly so that such file
> > > is generated automatically from email preferences in our LDAP database.
> >
> > No, please don't do this. Using _one_ rbl to decide if to reject a mail ist
> > broken. You should never rely on one external source for deciding if you
> > should accept a mail. I would consider every system broken that works like
> > this. It would be ok to ask >= 3 lists and to reject if all or most of them
> > listed the ip.
> Please *login* to master.debian.org and *read* /etc/exim4/dnslists.
> Five role accounts and another one which is not a role account are
> already using a "single" DNSBL, namely sbl-xbl.spamhaus.org.
> I think we, common developers, should also have the freedom to use
> sbl-xbl or not. If I chose to do so, it would be for *my* email, not
> for *yours*, so please don't try to tell me what it's ok or what
> it's not. Receiving more than 100 spams a day certainly is not.
Then I consider it double broken, spamhaus ist not an acceptable list. And
its not ok to block against a single list. 


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