[REBOL] Re: IRC BOT
From: bobr:dprc at: 5-Jan-2001 16:31
I have some interest in both scripts Paul.
yours and Mats.
I do not use /view.
At 09:40 PM 1/3/01 -0600, Paul Tretter wrote:
>Cool Matt, I would like to take a look at your script. I dont mind any
>program messes. I know mine is no better. Mine has alot further to go. I
>dont know tcl but would be interested in getting to know what all an eggdrop
>can do since I would at least like to clone those functions.
>ps. if you got a bot that can grab a channel for me and hold it on efnet I
>would appreciate it. I dont have 24/7 capabilities.
>----- Original Message -----
>From: "Mat Bettinson" <[mat--eurogamer--net]>
>To: "Paul Tretter" <[rebol-list--rebol--com]>
>Sent: Wednesday, January 03, 2001 7:34 PM
>Subject: [REBOL] Re: IRC BOT
> > Heya Paul,
> > PT> I know this issue has come up alot with people wanting to create
> > PT> an IRC BOT with REBOL. I have made substanial progress in making
> > PT> one. Now I would like to make it a full fledge project with help
> > PT> from everyone.
> > I wrote a fully functional one. It's an info bot though, I can't be
> > bothered doing channel enforcement stuff when Eggdrop does that fine.
> > Your stuff to do with multiple servers and reconnection etc sounds
> > pretty good - I do REALLY basic stuff on that front. I find my DSL and
> > the IRC server I use pretty damn reliable just to retry the same one.
> > PT> What I want to next is expand this bot even greater as I got alot
> > PT> of ideas for it. I would like the initial interface for starting
> > PT> the bot to be in /View gui.
> > I'm utterly uninterested in a GUI for an IRC bot. It doesn't need one
> > and I'm not happy with the situation with Rebol/view anyhow.
> > PT> I would like it to become more compatible with other irc clients -
> > PT> Dword limit problem mentioned earlier. I would like someone very
> > PT> familiar with eggdrop to provide input as well.
> > Look at the Eggdrop source? It's only done in TCL.
> > PT> all conversation in a channel. I will be making alot of error
> > PT> function corrections as well to get much better error handling.
> > That stuff sounds useful for me.
> > PT> Anyone looking to volunteer to join me and a few others in this
> > Well I can give you a WHOLE LOAD of nifty functions that I added into
> > mine. Stuff like translate based on Bablefish. Ping, whois functions.
> > Dictionary lookup function. Expression Calculation. E-mailing and SMS
> > gatewaying complete with a CGI script which manages the users of this.
> > Tagline telling, joke telling (another site), BBC news headlines,
> > country TLD lookup. Google web search (the most useful by far!) and
> > FTPsearch (Lycos). I've even got Half-Life game server polling stuff.
> > All in my quick and dirty ultra-fast code - nasty as hell but they
> > work.
> > I'd like to rework by bot's error handling stuff so maybe we can work
> > something out to share code. Heh, if anyone can stand the sight of
> > mine :)
> > --
> > Mat Bettinson - EuroGamer's Gaming Evangelist with a Goatee
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