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bti.xml and bti.example updates

Signed-off-by: Bart Trojanowski <bart@jukie.net>
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1 bti.example
@@ -10,3 +10,4 @@ logfile=.bti.log
#action=update
#user=gregkh
#proxy=http://localhost:8080
+#shrink-urls=yes
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35 bti.xml
@@ -34,7 +34,9 @@
<arg><option>--proxy PROXY:PORT</option></arg>
<arg><option>--logfile LOGFILE</option></arg>
<arg><option>--bash</option></arg>
+ <arg><option>--shrink-urls</option></arg>
<arg><option>--debug</option></arg>
+ <arg><option>--dry-run</option></arg>
<arg><option>--version</option></arg>
<arg><option>--help</option></arg>
</cmdsynopsis>
@@ -121,12 +123,35 @@
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
+ <term><option>--shrink-urls</option></term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>
+ Scans the tweet text for valid URL patterns and passes each
+ through the supplied bti-shrink-urls script. The script will
+ pass the URL to a web service that shrinks the URLs, making it
+ more suitable for micro-blogging.
+ </para>
+ <para>
+ Currently, only http://2tu.us/ is used as a URL shrinking service.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+ <varlistentry>
<term><option>--debug</option></term>
<listitem>
<para>Print a whole bunch of debugging messages to stdout.</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
<varlistentry>
+ <term><option>--dry-run</option></term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>
+ Performs all steps that would normally be done for a given
+ action, but will not connect to the service to post or retrieve data.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
+ <varlistentry>
<term><option>--bash</option></term>
<listitem>
<para>
@@ -264,6 +289,16 @@
</para>
</listitem>
</varlistentry>
+ <varlistentry>
+ <term><option>shrink-urls</option></term>
+ <listitem>
+ <para>
+ Setting this variable to 'true' or 'yes' will enable the URL
+ shrinking feature. This is equivalent to using the
+ --shrink-urls option.
+ </para>
+ </listitem>
+ </varlistentry>
</variablelist>
<para>
There is an example config file called

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