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README.rdoc

rbot - The Ruby IRC bot

rbot is a ruby IRC bot. Think of him as a ruby bot framework with a highly modular design based around plugins.

rbot features

  • Runtime configuration via irc chat

  • User authentication and access levels for using different bot features

  • Built in infobot-style keywords.

  • Support for underlying fact database (infobot fact files), which can be overridden or supplemented by runtime keyword controls

  • Multi-language support - comes with english, dutch, german, french, italian japanese, chinese, russian and finnish definitions so far - more translations welcome

  • Powerful plugin architecture, comes with plugins for:

    • RSS feed updates

    • IMDb queries

    • Translator with multitude of services, it's easy as !translate Ein Automobil

    • Last.fm

    • Google searching

    • URL information

    • Seen nick?

      • rbot: seen tango? <rbot> tango_ was last seen 20 minutes and 7 seconds ago, joining #rbot

    • Reminders

      • Example: remind me about pizza in the oven in 15 minutes

    • Checking the weather

    • Doing math

    • GeoIP lookup

    • Lots of games, including uno, hangman, azgame and roshambo

    • Karma

    • Per-channel quote storage, searching and retrieval

    • Check the spelling of a word

    • RPG dice rolling

    • larting people

    • Conversation stats — also, rbot log format is supported by pisg

    • more…

Thanks are owed to the infobot developers - several of rbot's features are inspired by infobot and so are some of the default plugins. Thanks are also owed to RADKade1, as rbot's quote plugin is a direct reimplementation of his “quotesaq” - simply because it's a great quote interface.

Mainly, rbot's fun to play with, although the plugin architecture can be used to write very useful modules

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