[Mailman-Developers] Protecting email addresses from spam harvesters

Barry A. Warsaw barry@zope.com
Tue, 26 Feb 2002 14:43:17 -0500

>>>>> "CVR" == Chuq Von Rospach <chuqui@plaidworks.com> writes:

    >> The problem is that I suspect it makes it much harder for a
    >> person to find their user account and get themselves
    >> unsubscribed.  Without the roster, they have to know the
    >> address they're subscribed with to get anywhere.  And lots of
    >> people don't.

    CVR> Do users actually look themselves up? To be blunt about it,
    CVR> as far as I can tell, they simply email the admin and say
    CVR> "help me!". Is this a real issue any more? Not to me, it's
    CVR> not. The exposure risk is worth a couple of extra help
    CVR> requests to the admin -- and I doubt any significant group of
    CVR> users actually look themselves up any more.

I'm willing to change the default roster view to list-members-only.