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

Kris Kennaway kris at
Fri Mar 24 19:01:01 UTC 2006

On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 10:20:23AM -0800, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> 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 ? :)
> Perhaps we have to change policy to put only contributor's name, not 
> email, into the commit message.

No thanks, it makes it impossible to contact them later on when all
other context is lost.

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