[thelist] hiding email addresses

Stephen Rider evolt_org at striderweb.com
Mon Oct 13 11:12:48 CDT 2008

On Oct 12, 2008, at 5:29 AM, Martin Burns wrote:

>>> What about a JPG of the email? That's what I have done for some
>>> sites.
>> But the JPG would need an alt attribute to make it accessible....
> And there's the paradox - if it's accessible enough for screenreaders,
> it's accessible enough for spambots (let alone spammers paying humans
> in low-wage economies).

I suppose you could take a tip from captcha -- give your email in a  
jpeg, along with an audio file of you reading it aloud for those who  
can't read the jpeg.


Stephen Rider

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