[freelists-users] Re: Changing e-mail & spam problem

  • From: "TinyApps.Org" <miles@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <freelists-users@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Thu, 24 Jan 2002 08:51:07 -1000

> Well, the issue of whether or not to remove email addresses entirely
> from the archives has come up a couple of times (hence the spam protection
> on the email headers in the archives), and our decision has been that
> since the address is in the email, it must be there for a reason.
> Stripping those addresses out would mean removing some of the
> functionality of the archives.
> However, if it's enough of a problem to enough of a majority, we'll
> implement something.

Please do not! The system works perfectly now.
Email addresses are usually included for a very
good reason; removing them would cause more
problems than it would solve.

The 2 options Learning Stone pointed out seem
very sensible (either don't quote addresses or
else munge them). For more information on
address munging, see:


As always, many thanks for the best mailing list
service on the Internet.


Miles Wolbe

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