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<nettime> Machine Writing / Machine Reading
Felix Stalder on Wed, 17 Jan 2007 11:59:55 +0100 (CET)


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[This his how my script-based reading system (SpamAssassin) interprets 
Alan's script-based writing. The point is not that it (miss)qualifies as 
spam, but the interpretative rules that come into effect. Felix]

> ----- Forwarded message from Alan Sondheim <sondheim {AT} panix.com> -----
>
> X-Spam-Flag: YES
> X-Spam-Checker-Version: SpamAssassin 3.1.7 (2006-10-05) on
>  chavez.mayfirst.org X-Spam-Level: ***
> X-Spam-Status: Yes, score=3.9 required=3.5 tests=AWL,BAYES_50,
> 	DATE_IN_PAST_24_48,DRUGS_PAIN,LONGWORDS,UNIQUE_WORDS autolearn=no
> 	version=3.1.7
> X-Spam-Report:
> 	*  0.9 DATE_IN_PAST_24_48 Date: is 24 to 48 hours before Received: date
> 	*  2.3 UNIQUE_WORDS BODY: Message body has many words used only once
> 	*  0.0 BAYES_50 BODY: Bayesian spam probability is 40 to 60%
> 	*      [score: 0.5000]
> 	*  0.0 DRUGS_PAIN Refers to a pain relief drug
> 	*  3.8 LONGWORDS Long string of long words
> 	* -3.1 AWL AWL: From: address is in the auto white-list
> X-Virus-Scanned: Debian amavisd-new at chavez.mayfirst.org
> From: Alan Sondheim <sondheim {AT} panix.com>
> Subject: *****SPAM***** <nettime> my life collapsed
> To: nettime-l {AT} bbs.thing.net
> Reply-To: Alan Sondheim <sondheim {AT} panix.com>
> X-Virus-Scanned: by amavisd-new-20030616-p10 (Debian) at openflows.org
> X-Spam-Prev-Subject: <nettime> my life collapsed
>
> this was culled/scraped from http://www.asondheim.org/biog.txt
> i have been working on an autobiography stemming from a simple perl
> program
> #!/usr/local/bin/perl -w
> # biography
> $| = 1;
> `cp .bio .bio.old`;
> print "Would you like to add to bio information? If so, type y.\n";
> chop($str=<STDIN>);
> if ($str eq "y") {print "Begin with date.\n";
> print "Write single line, use ^d to end.\n";
> open(APPEND, ">> .bio");
>  {AT} text=<STDIN>;
> print APPEND  {AT} text;
> close APPEND;}
> `sort -o .bio .bio`;
> exit(0);
> that gave me the opportunity for sorting and organizing memories; the
> program was then abandoned as the entries were flushed out; the prog-
> ram was then re-employed for new memories, and so forth. the result is
> unique among autobiogs, as is the entangled compression below:
>
>
> <...>





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