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Spam in many (all??) threads  RSS feed

 
Krishna Raj V
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I am seeing a junk text in 3 different threads that I have seen so far. Seems this is present in so many other threads as well. Virus?? Spam???

Sample location: http://www.coderanch.com/t/382346/java/java/Date-function-Mar-time-change

The text is as shown below.

I agree. Here's the link: http://aspose.com/file-tools
 
Paweł Baczyński
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Do you mean this?



It is not a bug, it is a feature (advertisement)
 
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Pawel's right, it's not spam. It's deliberate advertising.

There's a really comprehensive discussion about it in this thread where you'll find a lot of input on the topic from the CodeRanch owner Paul Wheaton.
 
Krishna Raj V
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That one really fooled me. .

Thanks a lot for the explanation and the link for the thread.
 
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