[ale]OT It begins...
esoteric at 3times25.net
Wed Feb 4 09:08:34 EST 2004
Jim Popovitch wrote:
> On Tue, 2004-02-03 at 19:54, Geoffrey wrote:
>>As long as the obfuscation has a general approach, folks checking the
>>archives should be able to translate it to the proper addr.
> google for "security through obscurity".
I am not stupid. We are not attempting to secure it, but obfuscate it.
What the hell do you think obfuscate means? From Merriam Webster:
obfuscate: to make obscure
>>I don't think the need is to encrypt the addys, just obfuscate them,
>>which would require a manual process to translate back.
> There will also be email addresses perfectly suited for the archives.
> IE: ale at ale.org, ale-admin at ale.org, my.senator at us.gov,
> linux-help at sf.net, etc, etc. Would you remove/obfuscate those so that
> it breaks everyone's mailto handler?
As previously noted, the purpose of the addresses that were included in
the original post would meet the purposes of the posting. So, yes, I would.
Until later, Geoffrey Registered Linux User #108567
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