[Mailman-Developers] Protecting email addresses from spam harvesters

Jay R. Ashworth jra@baylink.com
Wed, 27 Feb 2002 14:49:32 -0500

On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 10:42:36AM -0800, Dan Mick wrote:
> > On Tue, Feb 26, 2002 at 05:07:41PM -0800, Marc MERLIN wrote:
> > > Not that it is a big deal to me, but out of curiosity: what part
> > > of mailman cares that it's a list and not a mail alias?
> >
> > The *user*, when the list machinery breaks completely, and there's
> > no obvious target address to complain to.
> While this might be a good point, it's wrong and unhelpful to Marc's
> question.

Well, either I have misunderstood Barry these last 48 hours, or you
have.  We're talking about the *server* admin address.

> IIRC, Marc, there's a bunch of stuff that does things like "get
> the Owner address for the list named mm_cfg.<site-list-name>". Not
> that that couldn't be found and changed, but...that's how it works
> currently. Also, that way bounce handling happens for those sorts of
> notification messages in the "normal" way.

Yup, we're talking about different things.

-- jra
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