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    padma is an InfoBot IRC bot.



    X is Y

    You can teach her like this:

    <@mutante> padma, vogel is german for bird
    <@padma> OK, mutante.
    <@mutante> padma, the cool url is at http://fnord.org
    <@padma> OK, mutante.

    She listens to every "X is Y" sentence, also when her name is not mentioned, you just dont get an OK then.

    <@mutante> snorkel is funny


    ? / what is .. / who is .. / where is ..

    <@mutante> padma, what is vogel?
    <@padma> it has been said that vogel is german for bird
    <@mutante> where is the cool url?
    <@padma> the cool url is at http://fnord.org

    Also for asking you dont need to mention her name every time.

    <@mutante> snorkel?
    <@padma> snorkel is, like, funny



    <@mutante> forget george
    <@padma> mutante: I forgot george

    Adding to existing definition[edit]

    X is also Y

    If a term alread has a definition and you want to add a second you need to use also.

    <@mutante> george is hot
    <@mutante> padma, george is a bot
    <@padma> ...but george is hot...
    <@mutante> george is also a bot
    <@padma> okay, mutante.
    <@mutante> george?
    <@padma> hmmm... george is hot or a bot

    display "raw" definition[edit]


    <@mutante> padma, foo23 is Bla|Blubb|blam
    <@padma> OK, mutante.
    <@mutante> foo23?
    <@padma> somebody said foo23 was Bla
    <@mutante> padma, literal foo23
    <@padma> mutante: foo23 =is= Bla|Blubb|blam

    reply / action[edit]

    <reply> / <action>

    With "<reply>" padma answers directly without additional "someone said" etc.. comments.

    <@mutante> padma, be nice is <reply>padma loves you.
    <@padma> OK, mutante.
    <@mutante> be nice?
    <@padma> padma loves you.

    With "<action>" she outputs as action text.

    <@mutante> jump around is <action> jumps around
    <@mutante> jump around?
    * padma jumps around




    <@mutante> wer bin ich is <reply> You are $who, $who.
    <@mutante> wer bin ich?
    <@padma> You are mutante, mutante.


    <@mutante> wieviel uhr is $date
    <@mutante> wieviel uhr?
    <@padma> wieviel uhr is Sun Jul 29 22:18:48 2007

    RSS feeds[edit]


    You can include the output of RSS feeds in padmas replies.

    <@mutante> cnn is <rss="http://rss.cnn.com/rss/cnn_world.rss">
    <@mutante> cnn?
    <@padma> mutante: Japan PM 'suffers election blow'; Celebratory gunfire greets Iraq soccer victory; Taliban: Hostages will die Monday; Lightning kills five climbers; PM Brown visits 'strong' U.S. ally; Freed doctor leaves Australia; $20B arms sale to Saudis in works; Embattled Musharraf meets with Bhutto; Iraqis try to save ruling coalition; Stranded Gazans may get to return

    You can use any feed adress and include it in any answer you teach padma.

    Randomizing answers[edit]

    X is A|B|C

    To put a little more fun in teaching you can give severeal answers which are used randomized.

    <@mutante> a random number is 5|17|23|42
    <@mutante> a random number?
    <@padma> a random number is probably 42
    <@mutante> a random number?
    <@padma> a random number is 5
    <@mutante> boy george is hot|not|no comment
    <@mutante> boy george?
    <@padma> i guess george is not
    <@mutante> boy george?
    <@padma> george is hot

    DNS / ping[edit]

    <@mutante> padma: dns yahoo.com
    <@padma> mutante: yahoo.com is
    <@mutante> ping s23.org
    <@padma> 10 packets transmitted, 10 received, 0% packet loss, time 9012ms, rtt min/avg/max/mdev = 0.053/0.072/0.089/0.015 ms

    converting units[edit]

    <@mutante> padma: convert 1 gallon to litres
    <@padma> 1 gallon is 3.78534 litres.
    <@mutante> padma, convert 110 fahrenheit to celsius
    <@padma> 110 Fahrenheit is 43.3333 Celsius.
    <@mutante> padma, convert 23 femtoseconds to decades
    <@padma> 23 femtoseconds is 7.28842e-23 decades.
    <@mutante> padma, convert 17.5 lightyears to millimeters
    <@padma> 17.5 lightyears is 1.65559e+20 millimeters.


    Also see: InfoBot, Flooterbuck & Infobot Guide.

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