under Linux can I send an instant message from the shell via pidgin or finch
moore at imperas.com
Thu Nov 29 10:03:40 EST 2007
I want to be able to script up calls to send messages (via finch or pidgin)
Is it possible to do this ?
I had hoped that I would be able to do this via the perl interface,
but it appears that the perl
appears underneath pidgin, what I effectively want to do is to wrap
this functionality to mimic the
unix 'write' (write message to a user) utility.
So in effect I want to be able to have a command line message somethng like
% sendIM <user> <message>
where <user> is a 'buddy' known to pidgin, and message is simply a
string to be sent
Is this possible ?
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