The Eater of Meaning

The Eater of Meaning is a tool for extracting the message from the medium. Format and presentation are unaffected, but words and letters are subjected to an elaborate nonsensification progress that eliminates semantics root and branch.

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Note: To save other people's bandwidth and my own CPU, I've instituted a per-page cache which is invalidated every 10 minutes. Let me know if you run into any problems.


It eats the news. It eats more news! Who will dare stand against it?
It turns on its creator! It spares no one! Your blog could be next!


About TEoM

You can download The Eater of Meaning and run it from the command line or as a CGI. It requires a small set of data files.

TEoM is written in Python. It requires Python 1.5 or greater, and its unit tests require Python 2.1 or greater. It is made available under the GNU General Public License.

This document (source) is part of Crummy, the webspace of Leonard Richardson (contact information). It was last modified on Monday, February 16 2015, 13:19:28 Nowhere Standard Time and last built on Monday, March 20 2023, 23:00:01 Nowhere Standard Time.

Crummy is © 1996-2023 Leonard Richardson. Unless otherwise noted, all text licensed under a Creative Commons License.

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