On Tue, 7 May 2019 21:52:28 GMT, Dorothy J Heydt <***@kithrup.com> wrote:
| In article <85lAE.firstname.lastname@example.org>,
| Mike Van Pelt <***@web1.calweb.com> wrote:
|>In article <email@example.com>,
|>***@bid.nes <***@gmail.com> wrote:
|>> I use Firefox, for which there used to be a neat add-on "leetkey"
|>which would convert
|>>rot-13 and some other "strange" text formats in real time in pretty
|>much any webpage
|>> I grabbed it because many here used rot-13 to hide spoilers.
|>> Well, the add-on stopped working a few Firefox updates ago, but I've
|>>seems to use rot-13 much anymore either.
|>> Is there a replacement method out there, or is it worth the bother?
|>I don't generally do spoilers, so I haven't needed to do rot-13.
|>Since I use trn 4.0 to read news, though, I can decode it with
|>Encoding, I would pipe the offending text through
|>tr a-zA-Z n-za-mN-ZA-M
|>Maybe trn has a key to do that automagically, but I haven't
|>researched it. I would use it so rarely it'd take me less time
|>and effort to do that tr command than to re-find it.
| Trn, at least the version of it I'm using, uses ctrl-X to rot13
| everything, so that suddenly one is looking at a pageful of
| gibberish with a few readable lines. I have no way of knowing if
| that would work on any other system.
I use slrn as a text Usenet reader, and it has the same feature, but
using esc-r as the key sequence.
Reverend Paul Colquhoun, ULC. http://andor.dropbear.id.au/
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