Re: displaying email adresses
On Tue, 11 Dec 2007, MJ Ray wrote:
> Jean-Baptiste Rouquier <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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
> 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.