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  • Website https://www.oftc.net/
  • Address irc.oftc.net
  • Channels 955 indexed
  • Top Channel #qemu (386)
  • Users 13,188
  • Last Indexed 2 years, 6 months ago
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Indexer Statistics
  • Networks 4
  • Servers 8
  • Channels 1,008
  • Users 13,341
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Latest News

The new bots have been launched

I have resolved the bugs that was blocking this and the bots are now running.

Network Submissions should work now.
The bots will crawl at their respective rotations (right now 4 hours for each network).

The admin check bot is not entirely complete, but will be shortly.

Now all we need is networks.

by Daniel Shafer, 2 years, 6 months ago

About the new bots

It’s been a few weeks since I launched “Beta 1” and felt an update.

The indexer bot is almost complete, I’ve literally got 1 major bug I am trying to fix, plus a few things to add, before launching them entirely.

Technically all of the bots are rolled into one script using Python/Twisted. I’ve automated the entire system on a push based method.

Here is some details of the bots

PreSignup Bot

This is the bot that will verify your network meets our minimum requirements.

Steps Taken
1. User submits a network to the network submission page
2. Literally as soon as the form is submitted a bot is dispatched to the network to check for a few things:
* NETWORK token matches network name
* There are 5 or more users on the network
* There is at least 1 channel on the network with 2 users.
3. Once …

by Daniel Shafer, 2 years, 6 months ago

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