[Slackbuilds-users] Repology again Re: SlackBuilds-users Digest, Vol 147, Issue 2
dave at dawoodfall.net
Tue Jul 3 07:19:00 UTC 2018
On Monday 2 July 2018 14:02,
rob van nues <rvnues at disroot.org> put forth the proposition:
> Well, it has been raised as an issue but the author cannot see the
> This is not what I expected when email addresses were published in info
> files. Can we take them out??
> On Mon, 2 Jul 2018 13:04:36 +0100
> rob van nues <rvnues at disroot.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, 02 Jul 2018 11:19:59 +0000
> > slackbuilds-users-request at slackbuilds.org wrote:
> > > Date: Mon, 2 Jul 2018 09:15:50 +0300
> > > From: Petar Petrov <slackalaxy at gmail.com>
> > > To: "SlackBuilds.org Users List" <slackbuilds-users at slackbuilds.org>
> > > Subject: [Slackbuilds-users] Repology: a way to track potential
> > > updates
> > > Message-ID:
> > > <CAKXpWBdSMynxSV6=MGghFxr-BaXUKi0XYC5TigkHNQkrPC-wBw at mail.gmail.com>
> > > Content-Type: text/plain; charset="UTF-8"
> > >
> > > Hi guys,
> > >
> > > i recently came across the repology website:
> > >
> > > https://repology.org/
> > >
> > > it compares packages between distributions and their versions. You
> > > can search by package maintainer (I found myself by my email) and
> > > get a list of potential updates.
> > >
> > > -petar
> > Thanks, Petar; found out that I can update a package...
> > What I find quite worrying is that the search by email works too
> > well.
> > Email addresses are somewhat scrambled in the info-files; so why does
> > this site publish the unscrambled version that can lead to quite a bit
> > of spam? This seems contrary to policies adhered to here.
> > I will ask the maintainer amdmi3 at amdmi3.ru
> > rob
I've had public email addresses since I put my first website up
umpteen years go, so I'm quite used to dealing with spam.
However, my thoughts on this are that if people obfuscate their email
then the Repology guys ought to respect that and leave them as they
Just my £0.02
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