Spamproofing the Archives

From: Jeffrey Sharp <>
Date: Sat Dec 7 00:36:01 2002

On Friday, December 6, 2002, Sellam Ismail wrote:
> a graphic with some "fuzz" behind it to fool agressive spammers? I've seen
> this done, where the background of the text is various sized ovals to fool
> any OCR software as well. Wicked.

Yeah. I've seen that before and liked it very much. The only problem is it
doesn't work in nongraphical browsers, and I will be targeting those.

> Aside from being a tad cumbersome, no.


> I think it would be easier to just hunt down and vilely murder all
> spammers.

Not being in the mafia does have its disadvantages. :-/

Jeffrey Sharp
Received on Sat Dec 07 2002 - 00:36:01 GMT

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