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Writing IM Bots

Via Boing Boing: How to make your own IM Bots. This tutorial explains how to write a bot for both MSN and AIM using Perl running on Windows/DOS. Perl modules are provided to handle the actual protocols, and sample code is available to help you get started.

This is Writing IM Bots by Simon Willison, posted on 25th June 2002.

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