[thelist] Re: Email address hiding question

Brooking, John John.Brooking at sappi.com
Tue Jul 5 09:11:48 CDT 2005

David Bailey said:
> Because of SPAM problems and my research of the possible 
> solutions I have come to the conclusion that I will try and 
> persuade clients to use a form and use a dropdown list 
> containing each email address if that's required.

I have come to a similar conclusion. I also concluded that the dropdown
list on the client should only contain keys to email addresses, so that
the actual addresses are never exposed to the client. I wrote a Perl
script to implement this, if you are interested. (I'm planning on
re-doing my site this week, so I don't want to give the address out
right now since it might be broken for a while, but email me if

- John

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