GOZERBOT released

Bart Thate bthate at gmail.com
Mon Jun 2 14:22:56 CEST 2008 is here and can be downloaded from http://gozerbot.org

new features:

    * ssl connections are now supported
    * third party software included into gozerbot:
          o feedparser (used by RSS) .. makes atom feeds possible
          o simplejson (used by COLLECTIVE)
          o BeautifulSoup (used to parse webpages)
    * renewed RSS plugin
    * renewed collective plugin
    * renewed webserver plugin .. new webserver API
    * tcp.py notification plugin as well as a totcp.py client program

the following plugins were removed from the main distribition:

    * autovoice
    * away
    * convert
    * country
    * event
    * grab
    * jcoll
    * probe

if you are using one of these plugins use install-plug <plugin> to
install them from the plugin server.

any problems with the bot can be reported on #dunkbots on IRCnet or
email bth... at gmail.com

debian package and freebsd port will follow

have fun ;]

about gozerbot:


    * a shell
    * python 2.4 or higher
    * if you want to remotely install plugins: the gnupg module
    * if you want mysql support: the py-MySQLdb module
    * if you want jabber support: the xmpppy module

Why gozerbot?

    * provide both IRC and Jabber support
    * user management by userhost .. bot will not respond if it
doesn't know you
    * fleet .. use more than one bot in a program (list of bots)
    * use the bot through dcc chat
    * fetch rss feeds
    * remember items
    * relaying between bots
    * program your own plugins
    * run the builtin webserver
    * query other bots webserver via irc
    * serve as a udp <-> irc or jabber notification bot
    * mysql and sqlite support

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