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"G.W. Haywood" via perl5-porters
February 24, 2022 14:00
Re: Why do we still have AUTHORS?
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Hi there,

On Thu, 24 Feb 2022, Branislav Zahradník wrote:
> On Thu, 24 Feb 2022 at 00:11, Leon Timmermans <> wrote:
>> We've been maintaining an AUTHORS file for more than twenty years ...
> Personally I do not mind AUTHORS file.
> It just should not enforce contributors to put their github account email
> somewhere - either AUTHORS or .mailmap

Is this is largely a spam issue, and if so do we not have the ability
between us to come up with a way to combat it?

I'm thinking along the lines of a '+' modification to the address, or
a clue in the subject header, which will be expensive for spammers to
replicate but which can easily be checked by the MX with a milter.


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