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Re: svn commit: r26937 - trunk/www

From: Hyrum K. Wright <hyrum_wright_at_mail.utexas.edu>
Date: 2007-10-04 20:42:55 CEST

Karl Fogel wrote:
> "Hyrum K. Wright" <hyrum_wright@mail.utexas.edu> writes:
>>> Patch by: "Floyd Price" <f.price{_AT_}codespaces.com>
>>> (Tweaked by me.)
>> Just out of curiosity, what's the purpose for obfuscating the email
>> address in the credits?
>
> I was going to say it's to avoid causing that person to receive more
> spam. But I always get the address from the mailing list header,
> where it's visible in the clear, and those lists are archived all over
> the place.
>
> So in theory, there's no point. But I have gotten complaints from
> people a couple of times, so I decided to obfuscate when in doubt,
> just to avoid having to deal with further complaints.

Okay. Does this impact the contribulyzer at all? I've noticed that the
contribulyzer actually *doesn't* obfuscate the email addresses it
displays, and I just haven't gotten around to fixing that yet.

-Hyrum

Received on Thu Oct 4 20:43:24 2007

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