[Python-Dev] [PEPs] Email addresses in PEPs?

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Sat Sep 8 02:04:11 CEST 2007


    Trent> If some would find it useful, here is a snippet of code that
    Trent> obfuscates email addresses for HTML as done by Markdown (a
    Trent> text-to-html markup translator). It randomly encodes each
    Trent> charater as a hex or decimal HTML entity (roughly 10% raw, 45%
    Trent> hex, 45% dec).

Aren't most spammers' scrapers going to be intelligent enough by now
(several years since they first arrived on the scene) to "see through" these
sorts of common obfuscations?

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