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

Dag-Erling Smørgrav des at
Fri Mar 24 21:20:21 UTC 2006

Sergey Babkin <babkin at> writes:
> How about replacing the dot with another character?  Like,
> someone at would become someone at here*com.  The harvesters
> would likely catch up to it as well but it would take them some
> time. Or for a little more confusion add a fake suffix or prefix
> seperated by a dot, like: someone at here* or
> someone at*com.

Look, mangling email addresses to protect against spammers is about as
effective and reliable as the good old "I'll pull out early, I
promise" contraceptive method.  Can everybody please grow up, accept
the hard facts of life, and install a spam filter?

Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at

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