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Version 0.5.2 (2009-07-02)
- Get the grain value of a correct answer from the website dynamically, rather than having it hard coded.
Version 0.5.1 (2008-12-31)
- Add customizable user-agent spoof functionality. Default spoofs IE7 on Win XP SP2, can be customized with the '--useragent' argument.
Version 0.5.0 (2008-12-31)
- Add session saver functionality, which keeps track of total rice donation across multiple sessions.
- Change default thread count to 1 since that is the recommended number to avoid bot detection.
Version 0.4.1 (2008-12-29)
- Update code to adjust for website change.
Version 0.4.0 (2008-10-09)
- Update code to adjust for website change.
- Improve some error handling code.
Version 0.3.6 (2007-11-29)
- Update the "percent correct" code to account for the new 20 grain value per correct answer on freerice.
Version 0.3.5 (2007-11-23)
- Print a more informative internal dictionary statistic message upon exit.
Version 0.3.4 (2007-11-23)
- Allow skipping the internal dictionary lookups with the benchmark option, as well.
- Change default threads count to 15.
Version 0.3.3 (2007-11-20)
- Implement the "benchmark" option, allowing to skip lookups in, wordnet, or both.
- Some other minor code and cosmetic improvements
Version 0.3.0 (2007-11-19)
- Implement multithreading option, the ability to have multiple simultaneous threads playing game independently, each sharing information in the common dictionary and aggregating the rice donation total.
- Bunch of minor changes and code improvements
Version 0.2.2 (2007-11-19)
- Bunch of minor changes and code improvements
Version 0.2.1 (2007-11-18)
- Use optparse to accept command line arguments, instead of having hard-coded configuration variables at the top.
- Store program info and version in an info class, to print out with -h and --version arguments.
Version 0.1.4 (2007-11-14)
- Change default iterations between dictionary file dumps from 10 to 100, to reduce disk writes.
Version 0.1.3 (2007-11-14)
- Add some configuration variables at the top.
Version 0.1.2 (2007-11-14)
- Earliest code version I have on hand, but probably not the first.
- Plays the game by looking up vocabulary words on and wordnet.
- Compiles internal dictionary of correct answers, which is used, if word is in dictionary, in preference to and wordnet external lookups.