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
Sat Mar 25 01:55:23 UTC 2006

On Fri, Mar 24, 2006 at 03:36:55PM -0800, Maxim Sobolev wrote:
> Kris Kennaway wrote:
> >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.
> Hmm, you can dig it out of PR, no?

Not if it wasn't submitted via a PR, no.

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