email mangling (Re: cvs commit: src/bin/ls cmp.c extern.h ls.1 ls.c ls.h print.c util.c

John Baldwin jhb at
Fri Mar 24 17:25:03 UTC 2006

On Friday 24 March 2006 11:44, Luigi Rizzo wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 04:38:02PM +0000, John Baldwin wrote:
> ...
> >   Submitted by:   Andrzej Tobola ato at iem dot pw dot edu dot pl
> i understand that this is an attempt to prevent email harvesting,
> but don't you think that such programs will be smart enough
> to recognize sequences of 'foo at bar dot baz' and convert
> back to regular email addresses ? :)

Yes.  I just copied this behavior from other folks and have been doing
it for probably years now.  If someone wants to come up with a standard
(no obfuscation, obfuscation using algo X, etc.) I'm all for it.

John Baldwin <jhb at>  <><
"Power Users Use the Power to Serve"  =

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