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Re: OT -- Attention affiliate webmasters
Barry Cooper wrote:
> Those bots will find addresses anywhere on your site if they are in
> straight html, eg mailto:barry at someserver_org. The best way to
> circumvent that is to encode the addresses. To the best of my knowledge,
> consulting with professional web gurus, the bots are not yet intelligent
> enough to recognize encoded addresses. All of the email addresses on the
> new AKA site are encoded, or at least the @ is encoded. The @ character
> is the magic identifier of an email address. The example above would be
> mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org. The browser will decode that address.
> If you are really paranoid you write it as "Contact Barry at barry at
> someserver.org. Of course, that won't work as a link. The person has to
> enter your address manually in their email message.
You are absolutely right, Barry. I'm so used to the wysiwyg Frontpage
editor, I hardly bother to look at the HTML any more! Shame on me!
I see that I have some work to do on sfbaka.net. :-(
Fortunately, Frontpage's HTML editor has a good Find and Replace function,
so it won't take long to fix all of them.
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