[Mailman-Developers] Protecting email addresses from spam harvesters

Jay R. Ashworth jra@baylink.com
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 10:02:55 -0500

On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 07:38:08PM -0500, Barry A. Warsaw wrote:
> >>>>> "JWB" == John W Baxter <jwblist@olympus.net> writes:
>     JWB> With that kind of training, no one will find the postmaster@
>     JWB> address.
> I find it very rare that anybody actually responds to postmaster@
> addressed email.  I suspect that for most sites, nobody reads them.

Well, *my* domains comply with the RFC.  I don't actually *get* a lot
of postmaster mail, though.

> I think I'm coming down on the side that mailman@ should be a tee, one
> to the list machinery and another to a Real Human.

Yeah, that would work, too.

- jra
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