Jargons of Info Tech industry
Wed Oct 12 04:05:15 CEST 2005
Roedy Green <my_email_is_posted_on_my_website at munged.invalid> writes:
> So let's say I decide to send an email to Donald Knuth.
Good luck. Prof. Knuth stopped reading email years before there was a
big spam problem. He uses his own version of hashcash to cut down on
unimportant mail: if you want to write to him, you have to send him
snail mail, which means buying and using an actual postage stamp.
I do something like that, sort of. I no longer publish an email
address, including on business cards and so forth. I have a contact
url that I give out instead, which keeps me off mailing lists.
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