Tim Hill tim at
Mon Feb 19 19:56:17 GMT 2018

In article <3d20e8cc56.pnyoung at>, Peter Young
<pnyoung at> wrote:


> It works here with a plain email address. See on
> where clicking my
> email address opens an email in MPro correctly. 

Yes, that's a plain vanilla mailto: link which some people think gifts
your address to spammers. Do you receive lots of spam?

> I realise that not
> everyone is keen on having their email addresses on websites, but this
> is the only way it can be done on this site. I wouldn't know a cgi-bin
> if in bit me.

Coincidentally, I have just been adding 'munge' to and IME this conversion of a mailto link into
entities seems enough to prevent harvesting by spammers. Or the ones that
do are so useless it doesn't even reach me!


Tim Hill : : : :

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