RFC Poetry

Nov. 28th, 2012 03:45 pm
terriko: I am a serious academic (Twlight Sparkle looking confused) (Serious Academic)
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A friend of mine wrote a twitter bot that spits out random bits of RFCs, somewhat inspired by horse_ebooks, and I suggested it would be nice if it wrote haiku, so now it does. It's not very good at it, but I found this almost poem in the feed:


Townson makes it has
the switch functions
02 Elgamal public key


And now I really want to write a haiku including the words "elgamal public key" -- pity "exchange" doesn't fit that into a 7-syllable line.

Some of the more intentional poetry it's written:


to authenticate the
already done our paper we have
home address found


It's almost poignant. Or Yoda crossed with Glinda the good witch, whatever.

Date: November 29th, 2012 02:24 am (UTC)
azurelunatic: Azz and best friend grabbing each other's noses.  (Default)
From: [personal profile] azurelunatic
elgamal public key swap?

This is delightful stuff.

Date: November 30th, 2012 11:07 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] lunarbovine
What dictionary has syllable counts for words like "Elgamal"? Your friend must be doing some kind of phonetic breakdown? Sounds complicated!

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