scotext 0.5.0

CLI app to score input according to how likely it is it contains english text
scotext-0.5.0 is not a library.

scotext

Command line app that scores input according to how likely it contains english text.

Installation

If you've not already done so, install rust: https://www.rust-lang.org/

Then install via cargo using:

$ cargo install scotext

Help

$ scotext -h
scotext 0.1.0
Gavyn Riebau
Scores input based on english language character frequency

USAGE:
    scotext [FLAGS] [OPTIONS]

FLAGS:
    -h, --help       Prints help information
    -V, --version    Prints version information
    -v, --verbose    Increases the verbosity of output

OPTIONS:
    -w, --dictionary <dictionary>    Path to a dictionary file with english language words. If one of the words in the dictionary is found in the input, the text score will be increased.

Examples

Score some plaint text using a dictionary file:

$ cat plaintext
In another space entirely, it was early morning in Ankh-Morpork, oldest and greatest and grubbiest of cities.
$ cat plaintext | scotext -w ~/words.txt 
 1447.86

Score some encrypted text using a dictionary file:

$ cat encrypted 
x_P_^EYTCBAPRTT_EXCT]HXEFPBTPC]H\^C_X_VX_p_ZY|^CA^CZ^]UTBEP_UVCTPETBEP_UVCDSSXTBE^WRXEXTB
$ cat encrypted | scotext -w ~/words.txt 
  607.39