I don't disapprove at all.
I just factor it in if the thread takes a "interesting" turn.
I'm not sure I agree with the "anonymous" part. I think you're saying "I'll
keep my email address private." To me, that's not anonymity.
Some folks choose to have unlisted telephone numbers. That's fine by me.
I do think posting with you're real name or a "thinly veiled" nom de'
newsgroups is valuable.
I post with a valid, unmunged, e-mail address, and have for years. The
_same_ address, in fact.
See, I've got the next-best thing to a 'psychic mail-server'. <grin>
*IF* you 'reply' to one of my postings, from =inside= your news-reader,
It is almost certain that I'll see it.
If somebody 'scrapes' that address, and tries to send mail to it -directly-,
The incoming message is _rejected_ by my mail-server, with the error-code
telling a _person_ how they can send mail that will get through.
To date, _that_ system has not had even a -single- 'false positive'.
*NOBODY* has used the method described in the error message.
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