An early program by Jim Rosenberg
written for purposes of simple string
location in texts
and advanced text inventory and analysis for determining the frequency of individual words in texts as well as making apparent turns of phrase particular to the author of the text. Used in conjunction with IC
in the composition of many of John Cage
's later mesostic
s to appropriate the words of speakers and twist them out of context to describe themselves.
Ah, how post-modern! Them was the days...