[wp-hackers] Libertus Anti-Spam?

Rob r at robm.me.uk
Mon Oct 9 17:36:51 GMT 2006

On 09/10/06, Computer Guru <computerguru at neosmart.net> wrote:
> Someone help me out here.
> Is this for real?
> "Based on a denatured version of Akismet, my anti-spam plugin tests
> whether
> each comment can be compressed, and if so, by how much. Comments that
> compress 5 or more times are marked as spam."
> The guy's site is down..
> http://libertini.net/libertus/wordpress-plugins/anti-spam
> DL @ http://wpplugins.org/plugin/libertus-anti-spam-compression
> Am I the only one that's lost?
> Text compresses. The more text you have, the more you can compress it.
> Where does spam come into the picture? Is this assuming that spam is the
> only comment long enough to be compressed?
> Or am I forgetting something?
> -CG
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Not the more text you have, but the more text that is similar, I guess.
"spam spam spam" will compress more than "abcdefghijklmn" despite being the
same amount of letters.

Rob Miller
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