Re: Hiding email addresses from spammers on https://nm.debian.org/nmlist.php
Russ Allbery <email@example.com> writes:
> However, I *strongly* object to any change that would munge, hide, put
> behind captcha, or otherwise make it difficult for people to see *my*
> e-mail address on the bugs that I report or on the packages that I
> maintain. Please do *not* protect my e-mail address in some well-meaning
> but misguided desire to help me with my spam. I already have tools that
> do that, and I do not want anyone to put any hurdles whatsoever in the way
> of people being able to contact me about any of my Debian work.
I want to second this. I post to Usenet, a lot, using my real
email address. I'd rather be accessible than spam-free.
"Premature optimization is the root of all evil."
--D. E. Knuth, "Structured Programming with go to Statements"