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IRC bot

Revision as of 15:31, 16 October 2007 by (Talk | contribs) (Feature Requests)

An IRC bot named KOS-MOS has recently been created using the Eclipse Communication Framework project's Bot Framework. The bot sits in the Freenode IRC Eclipse channels and is intended to help make the lives of everyone in the channel a little easier by being able to access Bugzilla and provide helpful links that users often needs to go to such as the Eclipse platform's APIs.

For any questions, please contact rcjsuen on IRC.


The bot is hosted on KOS-MOS is currently ONLINE.


KOS-MOS is set to autojoin the following channels on Freenode (

  • #easyeclipse
  • #eclipse
  • #eclipse-bugs
  • #eclipse-de
  • #eclipse-dev
  • #eclipse-ecf
  • #eclipse-linux
  • #eclipse-soc

Source Code

  • Host:
  • Repository Path: /cvsroot/technology
  • User: anonymous
  • Password not required
  • Connection type: pserver
  • Module: org.eclipse.ecf/applications/kosmos/plugins/
  • CVS Path:

Available Commands

Due to the implementation of bug 201751, the list of available commands is constantly in flux. We are investigating a way to provide the list of commands online. We thank you for your patience.

Feature Requests

Please add all feature requests for the bot in Bugzilla.

Some older requests (without open bugs) include:

  • IRC session logging and control...e.g. ~startlogging, ~stoplogging, ~sendlog
  • Execute commands only if sender user has permission to do so
  • Commands for project build: start build, run tests. Restricted by channel and user.
  • ~newsgroup genmodel generation (support querying newsgroup for relevant threads bug 182606)
  • Would like to see a set of commands supported for every project (solved by bug 201751) ...e.g.
    • ~ecf-javadocs
    • ~wtp-home
    • ~dsdp-wiki

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