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Re: Lost my Position!

i’ve used the python imap lib to spider =
through my entire gmail account, it is pretty simple really, just have to wr=
ap your head around the rather cryptic imap protocol to extract the data you=
want, if anyone wants some code to start with i’d be happy to share it


On Dec 21, 2008, a=
t 9:24 PM, Ted Hayes wrote:

I was just gonna write a =
php parser to go down through my entire list history.  My NYU account i=
s IMAP so… no problem there.

Anyone ever done that befo=
re or have tools / libs to recommend?
Or if anyone =
wants to write the parser I can focus on the frontend, which is my preferred=

And yes, it’d be easy to rig up a SNR rule sy=
stem where you just specify words or something that you mod up or down. &nbs=
p;Might be fun.

On Dec 21, 2008, at 9=
:12 PM, Corey Menscher wrote:

I looked into this=
.  The Google Group has RSS feeds, but not for the entirety of history.= most only the last 50 topics or the last 50 messages:



It may be possible to crawl the Google Group somehow.  Gmail may a=
lso have some kind of API, but I dunno about that.  You may need to mak=
e your own tool with an address that can become a member of the list, but th=
rows the posts into a database.  Shouldn’t be too hard, but it would be=
nice to incorporate historical content as well.
for the signal/noise ratio in the Listalizer…I would hope you’d allow use=
rs to tailor the subjective parameters to make it meaningful to THEM!  =
Or at the very least share your code…

Corey Mens=

On Dec 21, 2008, at 9:06 PM, Ted H=
ayes wrote:

I have been really wanting to make a list=
visualizer app (“Listalizer?”  “Listerine?”).  In fact I was gonn=
a start it over the break.  So if anyone has recommendations for interf=
acing with the actual data…  I was originally assuming I was just gon=
na manually parse all the emails (!) but parsing the xml would be a lot easi=
er.  I will look into it….

=97t bot

On Dec 21, 2008, at 5:28 PM, john dimatos wrote:

What I also want is the ability to have individual noise to signal rat=
ios for each poster, and an overall list score as well. However that would r=
equir e some form of digg like system and since I can’t whip out the API/XML=
fu that @lehrblogger 
Did,  georgio justice (that’s his fetish=
scene nickname ) will deny me the genius mantle. 


Sent from my medulla ombl=
On Dec 21, 2008, at 1:37 PM, “Jorge Just” <> wrote:

Lehrburger, you’re a genius.

On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 1:33 PM, Steven Lehrburger=
<> wrote:
what we really nee=
d for this is word counts per person. i dont think google groups have an AP=
I, but if you can get the posts as an XML feed it would be easy to write som=
ething to tally it..?

(in case anyone needed a 4-in-4 project)

On 12/21/08, R=
uthie Doyle
<> wrote:

; ( sorry. bad read-through…cracked out end-of-semester-lag…just a typo=

On Sun, Dec 21, 2008 at 4:2=
8 AM, John Dimatos <> wrote:
hat’s a first.

I’ve heard diamatos diamato Dimato DiMato D’amato an=
d damatio but never DIAMTOS.

there should be a social genius with l=
ast names for people like you.

On Sun, De=
c 21, 2008 at 3:54 AM, Jelani John <> wrote:
> Toward=
s the end of the semester I started wondering who this Ruthie chick
> wa=
s. I had to get someone to point her out.
> From: Ruthie Doyle
> Sen=
t: Sunday, December 21, 2008 3:22 AM
> To: ITP Students
> Subject: R=
e: Lost my Position!
> !! Am I the only lady?? (Midori so doesn’t count.=
..) # 4!
> Tymm, you have a life. Just…own it. ; ) You crack me up; f=
unny I “met”
> you for the first time at the show all like, “we’ve met o=
n the list.” We’re
> stuck in front of our screens…
> The problem =
with quantitative statistics is that it doesn’t take into
> account post=
s like some of Diamtos’ that are crazy long and complicated.
> Ok, Syed,=
we gotta keep teaming up…anymore James lyrics, or shall we move
> on =
to new plans…?? “Say something, say something, anything/I’ve shown you
> everything/Give me a sign”
> You can’t say I haven’t tried to be a pa=
rt of making community!
> After tomorrow, post-paper, I am totally spend=
ing my time with trees, kids,
> cars, Tex-pats, dogs and cameras in the =
76 degree sunny weather,
> XO Ruthie
> On Sat, Dec 20, 2008 at=
1:57 PM, Swerdloff <> wrote:
>> Where is this=
>> I used to be #1, and I’m itching for a comeback…
>> .oO( much to all of your chagrin… )
>> :misses MOOs =
>> On Dec 20, 2008, at 1:49 PM, Corey Men=
scher wrote:
>> Dude. I’m 10th on the “Top Posters” for The List=
this month. I don’t
>> think I’ve ever been that low:
>> 11=
4 tmt…
>> 85
>> 80 jelanij…
>> 78…=
>> 73 midori.yas…
>> 65 ot…
>> 62 mh1…
>> =
60 jonat…
>> 56 ari.l.jos…
>> 54 =
>> You go, Tymm!
>> Corey M=
>> http://www.crackb=
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