[Mono-list] [off-topic] mailman anti-spam

Marco Canini marco.canini@fastwebnet.it
Sat, 28 Feb 2004 15:25:43 +0100

Absolutely agreed

On Sat, 2004-02-28 at 14:26, Sergio Blanco Cuaresma wrote:
> I'm sorry for this off-topic, but I would suggest to configure the
> mailman of these lists with "Show member addrs so they're not directly
> recognisable as email addrs?" (Privacy Options) set to Yes.
> The reason is very clear, actually the archives which are accessible by
> web contain the e-mails, for example:
> http://lists.ximian.com/archives/public/monodevelop-list/2004-February/000246.html
> Spammers using web scanners can find those e-mails as you know. If we
> activate the option mentioned above we would get something like:
> https://listas.hispalinux.es/pipermail/gplurv/2004-February/000930.html
> Not only the headers will be obscured, the mail addresses written in the
> body of the messages will be too.
> I think it is important for fighting against spam. What do you think
> about this idea?
> Sergio.
Marco Canini <marco.canini@fastwebnet.it>