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Re: An internet garbage filter

by hossman (Prior)
on Oct 27, 2003 at 07:04 UTC ( #302345=note: print w/replies, xml ) Need Help??

in reply to An internet garbage filter

Haven't tried running it, but i would suggest converting your banned_sites hash into an array of regexes ... that way you don't have the seperate lists of fixed hosts in the hash, and host regexes in the is_banned_site method.

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Re: Re: An internet garbage filter
by pg (Canon) on Oct 27, 2003 at 07:21 UTC

    For anyone use this program, my suggestion is to have a big hash for banned sites, but only a much smaller array for banned sites expressed with regexp.

    For example, if there are four sites you want to ban:


    It is better to put them all in the hash for fixed site, instead of using regexp, unless that site has a rich variety of names. If it only has three or four different names, put them in hash.

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