On Monday, May 28, 2001, at 07:09 PM, Paul Hoffman / IMC wrote:
Just a thought. The idea is to stop the automatic harvesters; you can't
really stop the humans, they'll just join the list to get the password.
So you could write on the page leading to the archives "The archive is
password-protected, and the user name is 'foo' and the password is
'bar'; we did this to reduce the chance that the archive will be
That's pretty much what I did. I still get questions from people who
blow past that, hit the password prompt, and then write the admin for
Chuq Von Rospach, Internet Gnome <http://www.chuqui.com>
com> = <me @
com> = <chuq @
Yes, yes, I've finally finished my home page. Lucky you.
The first rule of holes: If you are in one, stop digging.