[Foundation-l] Foundation-l word cloud

Peter Gehres in2thats12 at gmail.com
Mon Oct 4 20:48:46 UTC 2010

In looking at the contents of the gzip'ed archives, stripping out the
headers does not look trivial, but it appears that it could be done in most
cases.  A whole other problem is quoted text.  Any preference on whether or
not that should be included as well? If it is included, the word are not
entirely accurate.


On Mon, Oct 4, 2010 at 2:13 PM, Federico Leva (Nemo) <nemowiki at gmail.com>wrote:

> phoebe ayers, 04/10/2010 17:29:
> > This is fun! thanks for doing it. It would be interesting to see a
> > version with all of the headers stripped out (dates & email terms:
> > mailman/mimedel, etc.) so the content words would really show up.
> If someone tells me how to do what Werdna suggested (I'm not a
> progammer)... In the meanwhile, just add stopwords to the talk as phoebe
> did:
> http://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File_talk:Foundation-l_word_cloud.png
> > I
> > like that "community" is huge and "individual" is tiny :)
> With 1000 words there are lots of funny things to discover. :-D
> Nemo
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