Plain email addresses on hackage

Ross Paterson ross at
Tue May 29 06:55:49 EDT 2007

On Sun, May 27, 2007 at 10:46:45PM +0100, Neil Mitchell wrote:
> When email addresses are in a .cabal file, they are including on the
> hackage website in plain text. For example:
> Can someone please hide these email addresses in some way?

They could be obfuscated on the web page, but this would gain little,
as they're still in the .cabal file (and the tarball that contains it).
After all, by releasing a package you're publishing its contents.
Shy folk will need to modify the addresses at source.

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