[MediaWiki-l] MediaWiki mailing list emails exposed to potential spam

Chad innocentkiller at gmail.com
Tue Mar 14 16:30:34 UTC 2017


On Tue, Mar 14, 2017 at 9:20 AM Gordon Joly <gordon.joly at pobox.com> wrote:

> On 08/03/17 19:39, Chad wrote:
> > Generally: if you send a message to a public mailing list you're already
> > opening yourself to spam anyway. There's basically no way around it.
>
>
> Mailman can be set to hide email addresses.
>
>
This is true, but in practice I never see any lists doing it. My comment
wasn't really mailman specific and was more a "if you use an e-mail address
on a public forum you really should expect spammers to harvest it."

-Chad


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