[Fwd: Re: [Clipart] website]

Jonathan Phillips jon at rejon.org
Mon Apr 12 12:19:45 PDT 2004

That sounds good Daniel. I think the emphasis should be placed on
artists' websites rather than their emails anyhow, to help generate
traffic and provide a service for artists, and a reason for them to use


On Mon, 2004-04-12 at 12:15, Daniel Carrera wrote:
> Bryce Harrington wrote:
> >>Maybe a button that says "contact artist" that opens up a web page where the 
> >>user can manually enter a message for the artist.  So it's easy to do by 
> >>human, but more difficult for a program to automate.
> > 
> > Yeah, good idea - that's how other groups have solved this issue.  Want
> > to add this to the roadmap?
> Mental note added. :-)
> I want to figure out something that would be difficult for a spammer to 
> abuse.  Using a web form does add a small barrier, but one that can be 
> circunvented without a huge ammount of work.
> Perhaps each day the web form could display a different PNG image with the 
> days keyword.  The user simply has to type it on a text field to send the 
> email.  Since spam robots can't read PNG images (at least, not if you use 
> GIMP's blur filter) this is a very reliable anti-spam method.
> Cheers,

Jon Phillips
Graduate Researcher
Visual Arts Department

PO BOX 948667

jon at rejon.org

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