Noisebot is our irc bot. He occasionally does useful and/or annoying things.
He hangs out in #noisebridge and #nycresistor. You can ask him to tell people things across the two channels.
We're currently in an uptime contest with #nycresistor's bot.
02:40 < radii> noisebot, tell ioerror this is a test. 02:40 < noisebot> radii: I'll pass that on when ioerror is around.
13:33 < radii> .twitter crackhead theater, now playing on wiese st 13:33 < noisebot> radii: http://twitter.com/noisebridge/984347090
16:03 < arcanology> .title http://feeds.gawker.com/~r/gizmodo/full/~3/XEMcKeXXHzQ/lasers-the-only-way-to-carve-a-pumpkin 16:03 < noisebot> arcanology: Lasers: The Only Way to Carve a Pumpkin
- .wik <term>
- returns the first sentance of the Wikipedia page for <term>, plus a link to that page.
Hacking the bot
% hg clone http://hg.hexapodia.org/phenny/ % cd phenny
Edit the code to do what you want:
% vi modules/foo.py
Check in your code to your local repository, describing the changes in the changelog entry:
% hg commit modules/foo.py
Bundle up the changes for email:
% hg bundle /tmp/foo.hg
and email them to the repository owner to review and merge:
% mutt -a /tmp/foo.hg -s firstname.lastname@example.org