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Re: VMs: Follow-up
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Sent: Monday, June 21, 2004 7:05 AM
Subject: Re: VMs: Follow-up
> Zitat von surfing t <surf17@xxxxxxxxx>:
> >... I don't
> > want to spend a lot of time on the VM if chances are its a hoax, so I'm
> > looking for indicators that it isn't.
> IMHO the strongest argument against a hoax is: The closer you look at the
> the more rules become apparent which govern the composition -- like
> initials are gallows", "serveral glyphs are word-inital or word-terminal
> only", etc.
> _If_ this is a hoax, the author went very far in inventing and following
> much more than one would expect from a 15th century trickster. (Probably
> further than the linguistic knowledge of his time went.) Besides, there
> even are
> features (like the high word repetition rate) which make the VM look
> "unnatural", and which a hoax author would probably not have used for this
> Please, what is a "CBC-cipher", btw?
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