[thelist] Using JavaScript for non-clickable email addresses

Sarah Sweeney mr.sanders at designshift.com
Mon Jan 31 09:52:38 CST 2005

>>What I'd like to know is if the technique proposed - clicking on a link
>>to a page which redirects to a mailto: link - would work. Can you
>>redirect to a mailto:? 
> Probably. Wouldn't be too hard to verify...
>>Would bots be able to harvest the email address
> Sure could.

So is this a technique that people have used in the past and email 
harvesters have learned to work around? Or it is something they *might* 
learn to work around in the future?

Sarah Sweeney  ::  Web Developer & Programmer
Portfolio  ::  http://sarah.designshift.com
Blog  ::  http://hardedge.ca

More information about the thelist mailing list