Re: Spam help requested

From: David Mertz <voting-project_at_gnosis_dot_cx>
Date: Mon Apr 11 2005 - 02:08:46 CDT

Arthur Keller <voting@kellers.org> wrote:
|It would be nice if all email addresses were obscured. I thought
|that was our decision nearly two years ago.

Email addresses in the From: line of the header are obscured. We don't
scan entire message bodies for anything that might be an email address,
and munge it accordingly. This is a harder problem that you might
think... especially since many email addresses in bodies are desirable
NOT to munge (in press releases, requests for contact, resumes, etc).

The pattern we look for in a From: line (I think "anything with an @
sign") is likely to produce false positives if applied to message
bodies, as well.

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