1996-02-17 - Re: Computer unmasks Anonymous writer…

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From: jim bell <jimbell@pacifier.com>
To: sasha1@netcom.com (Alexander Chislenko)
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Message ID: <m0tncCE-0008xLC@pacifier.com>
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UTC Datetime: 1996-02-17 03:35:08 UTC
Raw Date: Sat, 17 Feb 1996 11:35:08 +0800

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From: jim bell <jimbell@pacifier.com>
Date: Sat, 17 Feb 1996 11:35:08 +0800
To: sasha1@netcom.com (Alexander Chislenko)
Subject: Re:  Computer unmasks Anonymous writer...
Message-ID: <m0tncCE-0008xLC@pacifier.com>
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At 09:20 AM 2/16/96 -0800, Alexander Chislenko wrote:
>  I ran my essays through Word grammar checker a while ago,
>and was surprised how stable the grammar statistics were.
>Complexity of the text (grade level) was the same to the decimal point,
>average length of sentences was consistent, etc.
>People also use the same styles of smileys or *highlights*, make
>consistent spelling errors, have their habits of indentation, etc.

What's the next step?  Writing a program which "fakes" somebody's style, right?