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Tue Aug 31 14:28:23 CDT 2004
Mike Hearn wrote:
> A better technique is to the CSS unicode bi-di attributes to convert
> Mike Hearn <xc.ivan at ekim>
> in the webpage to
> Mike Hearn <mike at navi.cx>
> in the rendered image the browser shows you. I came across this trick
> the other day and it's pretty neat. Boring old techniques like
> "username at host" are apparently useless against modern harvester
> bots, so maybe it's worth doing this.
Wow. You'd expect me to think of that one......
Still, that does not allow easy copy&paste, and it has unpleasant effect
on web sites that actually USE bidi. Also, in order to be really
effective, you would need to use RLO (else the strong directionality of
the English letters would still make it left to right), and I'm not sure
how widespread a support this has. Worst, this doesn't work for
method is visible in my site (a simple script that reorders the words,
so that they do not appear as a full name anywhere unless you understand
on the harvester, which would open them to all sorts of fun abuse by us. :-)
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