Re: [dev] merp is a loneliness mitigation device written in python and Tk

From: Joseph Xu <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jul 2010 12:22:17 -0400

On Tue, Jul 13, 2010 at 11:48 AM, Ethan Grammatikidis
<> wrote:
> On 13 Jul 2010, at 14:09, Joseph Xu wrote:
>> Hi Ethan:
>> Thanks for checking out the software. Sounds like Tk is not as
>> cross-platform as it claims. I don't have access to a mac right now,
>> but I'll look into it in a few days.
> The resize handle is 15x15 pixels, I don't know whether you pack a blank
> element to get that, or what. Mail me off-list if you want me to run any
> code on the mac. Or, better, message me on freenode, My nick is EthanG.
>> For nickserv, the only way I
>> interact with it is identifying myself, and I do that by passing a
>> "PRIVMSG nickserv :identify pass" argument to the end of the command
>> line.
> I guess I skipped over that bit in the instructions. Hmm... will it re-send
> the command if it gets disconnected and re-connects? For that matter, will
> it automatically re-connect at all?

I've never tested what happens if the connection gets dropped, but it
definitely will not reconnect. Connection handling is another area
that needs more work.

>> As for the version, unfortunately I didn't do anything with CTCP
>> yet, but I'll get around to it very soon. However, I can use freenode
>> just fine, it doesn't seem to care that I don't respond to its version
>> requests.
> I'm connecting to freenode just fine with it today, so I guess it can be
> ignored as Kris said.

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