[uf-discuss] An idea for an application

Michael MD mdagn at spraci.com
Mon Mar 26 19:22:48 PST 2007

>>> One problem here is that many people may be unwilling to publish  their
>>> email addresses on a web page, because of the certainty that the 
>>> address
>>> will be picked up by spammers. This may limit the number of cases  where
>>> this would be useful.
>> I can't see that as a problem to not go ahead. I receive over 300  spam a 
>> day and am doing okay. Most people probably don't have the  technology 
>> required to deal with that level of spam, but many do -  they can place 
>> their hcards on their website in any form, and  everyone will benefit 
>> from that - both the website owners, and the  people who communicate with 
>> them.
>> And the fact that employing anti-spam technology allows you to  place 
>> your hcard in the open, will entice more people to employ  anti-spam 
>> measures.

I think it might be good to have an optional way to publish a link to a 
contact form to send a message instead of an email address..
(seperately to their website url and somehow saying that it's a contact 
A lot of people would be far less reluctant to publish those.

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