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Re: VMs: Another VMS idea?
There is a high occurance count for letters on opposite sides of word
breaks. A very distinct
pattern is formed as if the words could be glued together somehow. I don't
have my findings
to hand at the moment though so could not elaborate further.
----- Original Message -----
Sent: 13 April 2004 03:20
Subject: Re: VMs: Another VMS idea?
> On Mon, 12 Apr 2004 at 21:50:19 -0400
> Bruce wrote:
> Perhaps the "filler" is not a single repeated word but is a
> repeating series of words (say, "the quick brown fox jumped over the
> lazy dog") or even a known text of some kind.
> (One of the Sherlock Holmes movies involves a scheme like this, where
> a message is spelled out by making errors in certain notes of a well-
> known tune.)
> If there is a rigid rule for insertions, the juxtaposition of letters
> might sometimes be awkward unless there are nulls or the letters are
> occasionally modified. I would do better to check further but my
> impression is: if you type a few lines in the EVA font it does not
> look as good as when copying from the manuscript. If the words in the
> ms. are separated according to the writer's convenience that might be
> another way to avoid problems. I don't know whether anyone has made a
> study of the relationships of letters on opposite sides of spaces
> from that standpoint.
> K M
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