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Re: displaying email adresses

On Tue, 11 Dec 2007, MJ Ray wrote:

> Jean-Baptiste Rouquier <jean-baptiste.rouquier@ens-lyon.fr> wrote:
> > I'm a bit concerned that email adresses appear as plain text on
> > http://bugs.donarmstrong.com/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=250000 (and many 
> > other bug reports).
> > I have two consecutive good spam filters, but nevertheless it is always 
> > good not to facilitae the work of spamers.
> It would be a waste of time to work on that non-issue, as the bugs
> are also displayed on many other sites which show email addresses.
> There may even be address harvesters subscribed directly to
> debian-bugs@lists.d.o.
> In short, spam must be stopped at source.  It is not possible to
> publish *and* to hide completely from spammers.  If you are postmaster
> on a debian box, please make sure you have active anti-spam measures
> and act against any local spammers in a timely and severe manner.

With such reply, we are essentially saying "fuck you" to the person
who did the request.

I think we can do better than doing nothing.

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