[Haskell-cafe] ANN: EsotericBot 0.0.1
gwern0 at gmail.com
Thu May 21 09:12:14 EDT 2009
On Thu, May 21, 2009 at 5:36 AM, <spoon at killersmurf.com> wrote:
> See the homepage for online copy of README and example configuration
> Esotericbot is a sophisticated, lightweight IRC bot, written in Haskell.
> Esotericbot launches sub-processes to respond to commands issued by
> users over IRC.
> Why would you use esotericbot?
> For lambdabot-188.8.131.52:
> spoon at utensil:~/esotericbot$ ps e v
> PID TTY STAT TIME MAJFL TRS DRS RSS %MEM COMMAND
> 23433 pts/3 Sl+ 0:00 0 8228 84855 33476 1.6 lambdabot
> 15040 pts/5 S+ 0:00 0 2171 28804 3292 0.1 ./esotericbot
> I'm not insinuating that lambdabot sucks in any way, ( for lambdabot is
> most excellent ) however, my hope is that esotericbot could attain equal
> functionality through plugins, whilst maintaining its small memory footprint.
> Esotericbot is small, designed to run on a server with
> limited memory - typically running at under 5mb of private memory.
> * Advanced memory and time management options, utilizing POSIX resource
> For example, the memory used by all child processes, can be limited -
> commands be queued until the memory usage has dropped.
> * Privileged channel operator commands ( Currently, can be disabled and
> enabled by channel operators, without kicking. )
> * Easy to add new plugins. A C library is included to make writing new
> plugins/adapting programs in C easy.
> * Set up through a configuration file.
> * Multiple channels.
> * Multi-threaded
> * Lightweight, typically running at under 5mb of private memory.
> * POSIX memory management, process forking, and chroot means that
> Esotericbot is POSIX only.
> * Esotericbot is, due to the libraries and extensions used, restricted
> to being compiled by the Glorious Glasgow Haskell Compiler.
Hm, no 'quotes' or Haskell evaluation functionality? I guess this
isn't a lambdabot killer yet!
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