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Full Article Attached Independent Status Reports

Monday November 24th, 2003

The latest set of status reports include updates from MozManual, Mozquery, Deepest Sender, Mycroft, Preferential, MessageID-Finder, ieview, Searchsidebar, ConQuery, HON and the Creating Applications with Mozilla book. These reports are presented in an improved format.


#1 Hide these e-mail addresses!

by eiseli

Tuesday November 25th, 2003 2:10 AM

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Using a mailto link with the address in clear text is a very bad idea. Even if I have Spamassasin on the server and Bayesian filtering in Mozilla, I don't want to get more spam.

#2 Hide these e-mail addresses!

by bugs4hj <bugs4hj@netscape.net>

Tuesday November 25th, 2003 5:07 AM

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Reducing SPAM starts with reducing e-mail address exposure ;)

#3 Possible approach

by Jens_B

Wednesday November 26th, 2003 9:41 AM

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Full ACK. A good solution would be to use the same technique as the <http://mozdev.org/contact.html> page, i.e. randomly encode some (but not all) characters with % notation. If you expand this to the mailto: part, spambots will have face some difficulties...

#4 Re: Hide these e-mail addresses!

by briank

Friday November 28th, 2003 3:15 AM

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Future status reports will not link to email addresses. They will instead link to project members pages, e.g. http://<projectname>.mozdev.org/, or to a specific contact page if one exists for a project.