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Fwd: Re: Error Message Feedback

From: Nick Kew <nick@webthing.com>
Date: Thu, 3 Aug 2006 09:46:16 +0100
To: www-validator@w3.org
Message-Id: <200608030946.18554.nick@webthing.com>

Aaargh!  Why doesn't this list insert a Reply-To header?

----------  Forwarded Message  ----------

On Wednesday 02 August 2006 16:20, you wrote:
> Validating www.useit.com
>
> Error:
>
> *	Error Line 255 column 121: end tag for element "A" which is not
> open.
> ....e1 + "@"  + e2 + e3 + "." + e4 + "</a>,")

Olivier already pointed you at the explanation.

>  . The reason this JavaScript was produced
> is to stop email spiders from adding your email to their spam list.

That's wrong twice over.  Firstly, spambots have been using javascript-
enabled engines (such as MS's browser component) for some time.
Secondly, you're disabling legitimate users who don't happen to have
javascript enabled.

-- 
Nick Kew
Received on Thursday, 3 August 2006 08:46:33 GMT

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