[vox] Email addresses on Members pages
rod at sunsetsystems.com
Mon Jun 21 21:59:27 PDT 2004
On Monday 21 June 2004 09:41 pm, Mark K. Kim wrote:
> On Mon, 21 Jun 2004, Rod Roark wrote:
> > Nice idea, but form-based mail can be annoying for people
> > (like me) who like to keep an archive of all their sent
> > mail.
> How about this?: We can provide a field on the form for them to e-mail a
> copy of the e-mail to themselves.
Not your best idea. ;-) It would turn the server into an
open proxy that can be abused by spammers.
> > Instead, how about a little PHP script that will give you a
> > member's email address if you type their name into a form
> > field?
> Well I prefer the above idea but here's a variation of the one you just
> mentioned: How about we have them type in their own e-mail address, and we
> e-mail them the address they want? That way we have a record of their
> e-mail address and who we're exposing our own e-mail addresses to.
> Should make spammers think twice before spamming us..?
Nothing wrong with that, but of course anyone who wants to
be anonymous can be, just by getting a temporary yahoo
account or some such.
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