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Ruby Dictionary Username Generation

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Ruby Dictionary Username Generation

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Generate a new random name from dictionary words.


DICT_PATH = '/usr/share/dict/words'
DICT_SIZE = 234936

def self.generated_name words = 2, length = 23
  name = 'a'*(length+1)
  while name.length > length
    name = (1..words).map{%x[sed -n '#{rand(DICT_SIZE)} {p;q;}' '#{DICT_PATH}'].chomp.capitalize}.join
  end
end
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