Essentially this grabs a sentence and compress it to look
SMS messages. And also have the capability to do the
The idea is to be mostly readable in as few characters as
E.g. no --> n ; yes --> y or 'ja' ; you --> u ; mate --> m8
Now... what what the bible in SMS
speak look like, and
lossy would such compression be.
Could compress commonly recognized phrase:
As far as I know --> AFAIK
Away from keyboard --> AFK
The lossy part could be that it may still match sentences
that is similar enough. E.g. "I am away from the
computer" will still match AFK.
But how to deal with actual acronyms? Well maybe "\"
e.g. "\AFK" could indicate not to decompress the
Could be useful for twitter.