When I was interning at Mozilla in the summer of 2011, there were about 40 interns spread over 3 floors of the office. We often wanted different types of lunch at different times, but there was no easy way to co-ordinate this on IRC. Lunchbot tries to solve this problem.
All commands require you to explicitly mention lunchbot at the beginning of the line, either as 'lunchbot:' or 'lunchbot'
1) ask everyone in channel for lunch
- ask everyone
2) ask ops for lunch (At mozilla, all current interns have ops)
- ask ops
3) express interest in lunch
- i [want/would like/need/desperate for] lunch
- i [am/will be] hungry
once you do this you will be pinged for lunch regardless of you signing up for alarms or exclusion.
4) create a lunch time and ping everyone interested at that time (this is pretty useless without options)
- lunch at HH:MM [+options] [message] eg. lunch at 12:30 at Le Boulanger
- +invite - automatically ping all (space separated nicks) at that time
- +exclusive - no one else can sign up for this lunch and it won't show up when anyone not in +invite runs command (5)
5) view lunch times
6) signup for a lunch time
- signup for HH:MM
You will be pinged 5 minutes before the time.
7) disable notifications
- had lunch full not hungry
disable all lunch notifications, including any you have manually signed up for. NOTE: there is no way to undo this for now, so be careful.
8) reset (useful for the next day)
- rollover requires a password so that only one responsible person can initiate day change.
lunchbot does NOT handle time zones, it better be in the same physical location as everyone else.
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