Spamproofing the Archives

From: Jeffrey Sharp <>
Date: Sat Dec 7 00:32:00 2002

On Friday, December 6, 2002, Steve Jones wrote:
> Why expose the address at all? How about you send the (plain text only)
> note on to the addressee w/o disclosing the address. If the recipient
> wants the sender to know their address, they'll respond to them.

Well, that *is* a easier way to do it. I had thought of that, but I wasn't
sure if there were enough steps involved. What I don't want is a person
sending spam *though* this interface. How safe do you think this solution is
against that?

It *would* be easier to implement and less cumbersome. Not that the original
idea was hard...

> The same script could be used if there are any pages on the classiccmp web
> site where a user could/should have an opportunity to send mail, e.g. to
> the site maintainer, members listed as contacts or resources for system
> XYZ, etc.

I'm liking this more and more...

Jeffrey Sharp
Received on Sat Dec 07 2002 - 00:32:00 GMT

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