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Re: fighting spam || avoiding spam



On Tue, Jun 08, 2004 at 12:09:50PM +0200, Mathieu Roy wrote:
> For instance people is unlikely to have email
> address like @bla or $@adad{da}. We can discriminate what could be an
> address and what is probably not by checking the first part of the
> address.
> And even the second part gives clues: unless it end with a .fr, .org,
> .edu (anything that exists), there is no need to obfuscate it.

Message id's generally look like an email adress, for example, your
message id is m365a2pdht.fsf@wotan.attique.in . Also, you don't want to
fuck up patches and/or cvs/subversion/arch commit messages, regardless
whether or not they contain email adresses.

How would a script _not_ obfuscate that, but do obfuscate real email
adresses? Answer: it can't.

> The obsfucated address could be replace by strings like firstpart[1],
> firstpart[2], each one being a link to another page in an area only
> DD can access. 

Silly.

--Jeroen

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Jeroen van Wolffelaar
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