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impostor

    by Mike Mondragon
    http://impostor.rubyforge.org/
    http://github.com/monde/impostor/tree/master

DESCRIPTION:

imPOSTor posts messages to forums

FEATURES/PROBLEMS:

Makes automated posts to the following forum applications:

  • Web Wiz Forums (WWF) 7.9
  • Web Wiz Forums (WWF) 8.0
  • PHP Bullitin Board (phpBB) 2.0 (2.0.22)
  • PHP Bullitin Board (phpBB) 3.0

SYNOPSIS:

# config yaml has options specific to wwf79, phpbb2, etc. # Read the impostor docs for configuration options for the kind of forum to # be accessed. # config can be keyed by symbols or strings config = YAML::load_file(‘conf/impostor.yml’) post = WWW::Impostor.new(config) message = %q{hello world is to application programmers as tea pots are to graphics programmers} # your application stores forum and topic ids post.post(forum=5,topic=10,message) # make a new topic subject = "about programmers…" post.new_topic(forum=7,subject,message) post.logout

REQUIREMENTS:

  • mechanize
  • hpricot

SOURCE

git clone git://github.com/monde/impostor.git svn co svn://rubyforge.org/var/svn/impostor/trunk impostor

INSTALL:

conventional

  • sudo gem install impostor

github

LICENSE:

(The MIT License)

Copyright (c) 2008 Mike Mondragon

Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a copy of this software and associated documentation files (the ‘Software’), to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions:

The above copyright notice and this permission notice shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.

THE SOFTWARE IS PROVIDED ‘AS IS’, WITHOUT WARRANTY OF ANY KIND, EXPRESS OR IMPLIED, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO THE WARRANTIES OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE AND NONINFRINGEMENT. IN NO EVENT SHALL THE AUTHORS OR COPYRIGHT HOLDERS BE LIABLE FOR ANY CLAIM, DAMAGES OR OTHER LIABILITY, WHETHER IN AN ACTION OF CONTRACT, TORT OR OTHERWISE, ARISING FROM, OUT OF OR IN CONNECTION WITH THE SOFTWARE OR THE USE OR OTHER DEALINGS IN THE SOFTWARE.

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