On 28 Feb, Steve Clark <sjclark(a)ormail.co.uk> wrote:
In article <ce1437bc4e.tim(a)south-frm.demon.co.uk>,
Tim Powys-Lybbe <tim(a)powys.org> wrote:
> In message of 28 Feb, Geoffrey Baxendale
> > What is special about them that makes site writers use
> One answer is the need to munge e-addresses so that simple web
> harvesting programs cannot grab them and then deluge me with spam. Or
I do this by replacing the characters with their ascii equivalents.
The program I wrote for generating such addresses is still available at
but, as I have warned many that have
asked about it, this method isn't anything like as effective as it once
was as many harvesters now allow for this type of address mung.
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