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Re: Removal of Email Address



On Mon, Sep 02, 2002 at 02:08:47PM +0200, Peter Palfrader wrote:
> On Sun, 01 Sep 2002, Steve Langasek wrote:

> > On Sun, Sep 01, 2002 at 09:17:10PM -0700, Thomas Bushnell, BSG wrote:
> > > Michael Schultheiss <schultmc@debian.org> writes:

> > > > I don't know if/how well it would work for something as high traffic as
> > > > the Debian lists but the Nashville Linux User Group website has a
> > > > tutorial for setting up "spam proof" mailing list archives by converting
> > > > all e-mail addresses into images.

> > > > http://nlug.org/story.php?content_id=45

> > > This "solution" is unacceptable.  Debian has at least one blind
> > > developer.

> > At least two.

> We could always set proper alt tags.

Which makes the hack useless anyway.  Most email harvesters work by doing
full text searches on the HTML source -- so if the address appears in an
alt tag, it'll still be nabbed.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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