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JiBot is an example of bots that run on IRC. For more info, see [WWW]"Is Jabber's Chatbot the Command Line of the Future?"

  1. Commands
    1. Query commands
    2. Silly commands
    3. Easter Eggs
    4. Learning Commands
  2. TODO
    1. Ideas & Suggestions (Add your ideas also)
  3. BUGS
  4. Changelog
  5. Comments/Questions
  6. hacking the jibot

[WWW]jibot is an extensible, 100% pythonic bot, appearing on the [WWW]freenode channel, [WWW]#joiito. VictorRuiz ([WWW]rvr) is the original programmer, and it has most recently been updated by AndySmith ([WWW]termie). jibot is based on irclib.py's simpleclient.py. It uses [WWW]RSS Parser, [WWW]PyGoogle, , [WWW]PyTechnorati and [WWW]PyAmazon by MarkPilgrim.


Query commands


Silly commands

Easter Eggs

Learning Commands


Ideas & Suggestions (Add your ideas also)




Use ?learn dan-o is a person

hacking the jibot

The source code can be downloaded from [WWW]SourceForge. The development branch can be browsed via [WWW]CVS Web.

Opening of SourceForge project -- VictorRuiz 2004-10-20 06:56:42 JST

Tips for using the sourceforge cvs on OSX:

To be able to checkin once you have been added to the project by Victor:

 setenv CVS_RSH ssh

Getting sources:

 cvs -d:pserver:yourname@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/jibot login   
 cvs -d:pserver:yourname@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/jibot co jibot
Updating sources:
 cd jibot
 cvs -d:pserver:yourname@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/jibot update
Checking back in:
 cvs -d:ext:yourname@cvs.sourceforge.net:/cvsroot/jibot commit -m 'descriptive comment'