CTAN has a new package: randtext

CTAN Announcements ftpmaint at alan.smcvt.edu
Mon Mar 20 14:55:15 CET 2006

A new package has been installed at tug.ctan.org and should soon appear at your
favorite mirror (this package replaces switcheml, which has move to the 
obsolete/ tree).

Thanks again,
Jim Hefferon
St Michael's College


The following information was provided by the package's contributor.

Name of contribution: randtext
Author's name: Charles Duan
Location on CTAN: /macros/latex/contrib/randtext
Summary description: Typeset obfuscated text to foil spam email address harvesters.
License type: lppl

Announcement text given by the package's contributor:
The package "randtext", which supersedes "switcheml", provides a single 
macro \randomize{TEXT} that typesets the characters of TEXT in random order, 
such that the resulting output appears correct, but most automated attempts to 
read the file will misunderstand it.

This function allows one to include an email address on a TeX document and 
publish it online without fear of email address harvesters or spammers easily 
picking up the address.

For more information, please read the comments at the top of the package file.

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