a little parsing challenge ☺

Randal L. Schwartz merlyn at stonehenge.com
Wed Jul 20 21:06:18 CEST 2011


>>>>> "Uri" == Uri Guttman <uri at StemSystems.com> writes:

Uri> a better parsing challenge. how can you parse usenet to keep this troll
Uri> from posting on the wrong groups on usenet? first one to do so, wins the
Uri> praise of his peers. 2nd one to do it makes sure the filter stays in
Uri> place. all the rest will be rewarded by not seeing the troll anymore.

Uri> anyone who actually engages in a thread with the troll should parse
Uri> themselves out of existance.

Since the newsgroups: line is not supposed to have spaces in it, that
makes both his post and your post invalid.  Hence, filter on invalid
posts.

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