[Mailman-Developers] Re: "Turing test" to reject email harvesting
dgc at uchicago.edu
Thu Nov 20 19:36:27 EST 2003
* On 2003.11.16, in <3FB78C1A.5080702 at gmx.at>,
> This test may disable users of non graphical web browers or email
> only subscribers to subscribe.
I've generally found that encoding the address as HTML character
entities works fine. I've had a bait address on my web page for quite
some time, and it's never received any spam. It's readable to text
browsers, it doesn't affect readability with unexpected font sizes, it
takes little computation, and it's trivial to write.
My address would become:
I've long favored this approach where display of mail addresses offends
-D. dgc at uchicago.edu
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