winehq mailing list archives being harvested by spammers
dank at kegel.com
Thu Apr 24 12:14:26 CDT 2003
Dimitrie O. Paun wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Apr 2003, Dan Kegel wrote:
>>Examples of effective privacy measures for mailing list archives
>> * restricting archive access to list members
>> * not restricting access, but using the HTTP password mechanism
>> to discourage spiders (e.g. perforce-users mailing list)
> I am sorry, but this makes the archives unavailable to Google,
> which is just plain unaccetable.
Right, which is why I went on to say:
> * simply obscuring all email addresses in message headers or trailers
> That last countermeasure is my favorite one, since it means that
> Google will still have full access to the info in the list archive.
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