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Date: Mon, 18 Feb 2008 23:42:59 +0300
From: Solar Designer <>
Subject: Re: wiki - e-mail address obfuscation

I wrote:
> ... it only
> obfuscates e-mail addresses it recognizes - not anything with an @-sign.
> So we need to be very careful about this - e-mail addresses must be
> entered as <> - with the angle brackets.
> As to page source, I've disabled the view source / export raw feature.

I just found another issue: it is possible to "show differences to
current version" without being logged in - and, of course, original
(non-obfuscated) e-mail addresses are seen in these source diffs.

Unless we come up with a way to address that (e.g., somehow disable this
feature for anonymous visitors), I'm afraid that we'll have to obfuscate
addresses manually prior to entering them into the wiki...


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