A Twitter cronjob bot to count down to the midterm elections
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README.md

A simple countdown bot is what this is

Twitter avatar is https://commons.wikimedia.org/wiki/File:Calendar_Noun_project_1194.svg

Setup:

  1. Run Linux; this doesn't work with the BSD date command
  2. Install https://github.com/sferik/t and configure it.
  3. Add the command in tweet-countdown.sh to cron using crontab -e

License

looming_midterms, this Twitter bot, is copyright 2017 and following by Ben Keith. This software is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution Share-Alike license, version 4.0 International or later

Why the CC-BY-SA? Because I want a copyleft, and this is more text than it is software, so GPLv3 feels wrong.

For how to contribute, see contributing.md.

Contact

If you have questions about this bot, file an issue using the "Issues" tab on this GitHub page.