[Mailman-Users] hiding email addresses from spammers (scraping) in archives

PSAportal.com info at psaportal.com
Wed Nov 27 00:07:15 CET 2002

I have a question regarding hiding email addresses:

It appears that 'obscuring' emails consists to be replacement of the at
symbol with %40
- this is not adequate as many scraping products will recognize this

is there any option for public archives to really thwart scraping ?
me at myaddress.com to be shown as: me at myaddress dot com
[yes, this would invalidate any href=mailto links]

or by a javascript entry like:

<script language=javascript>
  var aka = "my name"
  var prefix = "me"
  var domain = "myaddress.com"
  document.write("<a href=" + "mail" + "to:" + prefix + "@" + domain + ">" +
aka + "</a>" + ".")
[yes, this won't work if javascript is unavailable]

I am using Mailman version 2.0.13

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