Re: [hackers-il] [META] (Signature is 10x longer than actual text, so hack me up by , sharp axes)
- On Sun, May 21, 2000, Ira Abramov wrote about "[hackers-il] [META] (Signature is 10x longer than actual text, so hack me up by , sharp axes)":
> umm, guys... I have not $0.02, more like $.15 to give about Spam, butOk, ok... I understand that you guys don't want to hear about spam filters
> this thread is kinda getting into a silly worthless fight, and
> endangering the S/N ratio I hoped to read. I'd preffer discussing the
any more... Got the message - you won't hear a word out of me about them
Please feel free to resume your dynamic typing vs. strong typing fight!
> technicalities of how to write a minimum-false-positives spam filterOk. When I find a little time, I'll write something about these technicalities.
> rather than personal feelings and policy fights... (I was once a victim
With example code. But it seems that nobody is interested in this subject
> of such a filter, wrote my girlfriend a funny Email about FREE SEX andSure it did. Until I see spam coming from mailing lists, I don't filter
> she almost missed it. I wonder if THIS post passes into your spam box,
> Nadav :-)
mail from them. I also have a whitelist of people I'll accept any mail
from - including email about FREE SEX, and email in dutch :)
> Nadav, you mentioned an SMS gateway, I'd love to hear abit more. I'mI have written a perl script that can send SMS to orange or cellcom (using
> getting a phone for suce a gateway at work soon, but for now I hacked a
> script to invoke the free CGI on goSMS.com. I canibalized a script in
> perl called email2SMS that even uses Lingua::EN::Squeeze to stick more
> data on your screen, but it's not entirely my hack then I guess :-)
their official sites. I'd used goSMS.com, but I stopped liking them and
switched to orange's official site). As I said, I already sent this script
to linux-il, but I can send it here again. It's not a "gateway" per se, just
a script, but I can easily make it into an email gateway (I just didn't want
It doesn't use that Squeeze hack, but I'm aware of it :) I just decided it
was too weird :)
Anyway, the same server that filters my mail also decides which of my mail
is "important" (i.e., not a spam, not a mailing list, and not addressed to
one of my webmaster@... aliases), and when it finds such an "important" mail
it sends me an SMS announcement, with the sender's name, and the subject
line. I usually get around 5 such email announcements per day.
I also use the SMS sending script for other things. For example, I wrote
a script which contact's Globes' site every evening and sends me updates
on stuff that I'm interested in.
> so back to the JAPHs and fun stuff. Since I have exposed myself withoutWhere do you people come up with all these languages? :)
> "permission", I'll now vow to find a lecture subject to entertain you
> with. I don't like Blue that much (blocks-by-indentation like Python,
> and too many pascal-like leftovers), would you like a short talk about
> Brain? It will be an interesting project for me, because I know nothing
> of Scheme and Self for background, but I'm willing to try.
Blue? Brain? :)
Nadav Har'El | Sunday, May 21 2000, 16 Iyyar 5760
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