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From: "J. Oquendo" <sil () infiltrated net>
Date: Tue, 19 Jun 2007 10:16:15 -0400

All female authors... Your so called gender guessing mechanism is flawed either way you want to cut it. You could try fuzzy math based on theories to profile anyone on this list, but unless you have feasible and PROVEN without reasonable doubt, its all a guessing game bottom line. Anyhow back to security, sociolinguistics is not meant for this list.

According to Dr. Krawetz's Gender Guesser... (http://www.hackerfactor.com/GenderGuesser.html#Analyze)
http://girlygeekdom.blogspot.com/
Genre: Informal
 Female = 104
 Male   = 602
 Difference = 498; 85.26%
 Verdict: MALE
Genre: Formal
 Female = 116
 Male   = 239
 Difference = 123; 67.32%
 Verdict: MALE

REALITY: WRONG

http://www.darkreading.com/blog.asp?blog_sectionid=342&WT.svl=blogger1_5
Genre: Informal
 Female = 442
 Male   = 555
 Difference = 113; 55.66%
 Verdict: Weak MALE
Genre: Formal
 Female = 364
 Male   = 570
 Difference = 206; 61.02%
 Verdict: MALE

REALITY: WRONG

http://invisiblethings.org/papers/joanna-talk_description-CCC04.txt
Genre: Informal
 Female = 218v
 Male   = 1186
 Difference = 968; 84.47%
 Verdict: MALE
Genre: Formal
 Female = 414
 Male   = 576
 Difference = 162; 58.18%
 Verdict: Weak MALE

REALITY: WRONG

http://www.techsploitation.com/2007/05/31/what-the-hell-was-i-thinking-about-green-libertarians/ (text by Sue Lange)
Genre: Informal
 Female = 210
 Male   = 481
 Difference = 271; 69.6%
 Verdict: MALE
Genre: Formal
 Female = 260
 Male   = 408
 Difference = 148; 61.07%
 Verdict: MALE

REALITY: WRONG

http://thelizardqueen.wordpress.com/2005/06/08/a-thoroughly-and-utterly-girly-blog-post-sorry-4/
Genre: Informal
 Female = 415
 Male   = 559
 Difference = 144; 57.39%
 Verdict: Weak MALE
Genre: Formal
 Female = 180
 Male   = 312
 Difference = 132; 63.41%
 Verdict: MALE

REALITY: WRONG


To be fair I had to go to the most feminine place I could think of, even then it was iffy.

http://groups.ivillage.com/motherdaughter/
Genre: Informal
 Female = 226
 Male   = 337
 Difference = 111; 59.85%
 Verdict: Weak MALE
Genre: Formal
 Female = 326
 Male   = 314
 Difference = -12; 49.06%
 Verdict: Weak FEMALE

REALITY: MAYBE THE AUTHOR HERE WAS FLAMINGLY GAY

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J. Oquendo
http://pgp.mit.edu:11371/pks/lookup?op=get&search=0x1383A743
echo infiltrated.net|sed 's/^/sil@/g'
"Wise men talk because they have something to say;
fools, because they have to say something." -- Plato


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