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mod_measure_malloc: port to most recent trunk statistics API
author Jonas Schäfer <jonas@wielicki.name>
date Tue, 25 May 2021 19:01:54 +0200
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2 summary: Module for improving the life of bot authors
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5 This module makes it easier to write MUC bots by removing the
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6 requirement that the bot be online and joined to the room.
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8 All the bot needs to do is send a message and this module handles the
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9 rest.
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11 # Configuration
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13 Example configuration in Prosody:
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15 ```lua
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16 Component "muc.example.com" "muc"
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18 modules_enabled = {
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19 "muc_bot",
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20 }
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21 known_bots = { "bot@example.com" }
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22 bots_get_messages = false
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23 ignore_bot_errors = true
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24 ```
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26 # Sending messages
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28 Simply send a stanza like this from your bot:
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30 ```xml
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31 <message type="groupchat" to="channel@muc.example.com">
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32 <body>Beep boop, I'm a bot!</body>
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33 <nick xmlns="http://jabber.org/protocol/nick">Botty</nick>
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34 </message>
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35 ```
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37 ## Use with mod_rest
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39 Using [mod_rest] to interact with MUC suffers from the same need to join
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40 with an online resource, so this module helps with that as well!
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42 ```bash
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43 curl https://xmpp.example.com/rest/message/groupchat/room@muc.example.com \
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44 -d body="beep boop" \
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45 -d nick="Botty"
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46 ```
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48 # Compatibility
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50 Prosody **trunk** required.