[Mailman-Users] (pipermail versus ...) To join a conversationfromthe web interface

Edward Harvey eharvey at lyricsemi.com
Mon Sep 22 21:51:12 CEST 2008

> Edward Harvey wrote:
>> Oh - I misunderstood the meaning of that.  Here's what I thought:
>> I thought if OBSCURES is No, the archiver shows <a href='mailto:joe at domain'
>>> joe at domain</a>
>> I thought if OBSCURES is Yes, the archiver shows <a href='mailto:joe at domain'
>>> joe -at- domain</a>
>> I think this is cool the way it is, and it was just my  
>> misunderstanding.
> Your thought was correct about OBSCURES is No.
> With respect to OBSCURES is Yes, we can't leave the unmunged poster's
> address in a mailto: link because even though it isn't visually
> obvious on the page, any harvesting robot will see it in the HTML as a
> valid address, so in this case we replace it with the list posting
> address in the mailto:

Oh, that's interesting -

Not sure how much of this you like / agree with, but here's an example  
of how I like to obscure things like that:

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