[thelist] email @ sign?

Pete Freitag pf at cfdev.com
Thu May 16 15:00:01 CDT 2002

I was under the impression that spam bots will also pick that up (wouldn't
be that much harder to program in), one thing you can try is this:


but that ofcourse only works on browsers with JavaScript enabled.  Other
solutions are to build a web based form to send email to the correct
person... There is a good article on Evolt about this:

Pete Freitag (pfreitag at cfdev.com)
ColdFusion Developer Resources

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:thelist-admin at lists.evolt.org]On Behalf Of { schaapy }
Sent: Thursday, May 16, 2002 8:58 AM
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Subject: [thelist] email @ sign?

Under the contact section of my site ( www.theparagon.org/contact.shtml ) I
have my email addresses look like aaron%40theparagon.org.

My question is - in between the <a href ... > and the </a> do I have to put
the %40 in the actual linked text to avoid Spam bots?

Aaron Schaap

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