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

Trent Mick trentm at activestate.com
Mon Sep 10 21:06:03 CEST 2007

skip at pobox.com wrote:
>     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?

Perhaps, yes. No way of really knowing. <shrug/>


Trent Mick
trentm at activestate.com

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