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    This is a question for Chris, but I figured I would post it here for others who may be curious as well.

    In talking about Enkoder in your article here you mention "use GMail and never worry about spam again." I don’t use Gmail, so I don’t know what you could mean. If you used a mailto email link on a page using a Gmail address, wouldn’t you end up getting hit by spammers?


    I’ve been a GMail user since the beginning or so, so I’ll pitch in my 2eurocents :)

    In theory yes, you do, even with Gmail.
    I get about a hundred spam messages a day, since I have my GMail address on my blog.
    But here’s the trick: the spam goes all, and I mean exactly ALL, straight into the Spam folder, which is emptied every 30 days, and you don’t even get a glimpse of it unless you want to. I check every now and then to see if good mail has gone there by mistake but it happened only once.
    I don’t know exactly what kind of algorithm they use to achieve this, but in some years of GMail usage, only a dozen spam messages have gotten trough.
    So it’s probably a good choice for an email address you want to make "public".


    Very cool, thanks for your responses! I will have to dust off my Gmail account and put it to use. :) I guess it makes sense that the company with the best search algorithm would have the best spam filter also.

    Thanks for that tip. That sounds nifty, I’ll have to look into that.



    where is the free google aps, don’t see it on their site. Do you have link as it sounds an interesting solution to a nightmare i’m currently having.


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