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================================================================================ QOTDD : `Quote of the Day Daemon` A QOTD server for nerds ================================================================================ QOTDD is an implementation of RFC 865: the Quote of the Day Protocol. It's simple, really: * User connects to server with raw TCP connection * Server sends back today's quote * User smiles * Server disconnects user Heck, QOTDD even comes with a couple quote files for you to start with! Tested on GNU CLISP. <3 ---------------------------------------- USAGE ---------------------------------------- To start QOTDD, just fire up your Lisp interpreter, load :qotdd, and run it! [1]> (ql:quickload :qotdd) [2]> (qotdd:server :path "/usr/games/qotdd/2018" :host "" :port "1117") This assumes that you can load :qotdd with Quicklisp (, and that you've installed the defaults QOTD sets (in "./qotd_sets/") to "/usr/games/qotdd/". To use Quicklisp to load QOTDD, just install it (, then put QOTDD in `~/quicklisp/local-projects/`. The dependencies of QOTDD are NIH, a general-bleh library I've written-- which can be found at ``-- and USOCKETS, which can be installed from Quicklisp as `:usockets`. File Format -------------------- The file-format of QOTDD quote sets is *exactly* like the format BSD fortune uses-- that is, a single text-file with several "%" seperated sections. Well, there is *one* difference to the BSD fortune format-- that is, at some point in each section, there should be a specified date, using this format: ":Date YYYY-MM-DD" That listing is how QOTDD determines which quote to pick for which day. If there is no quote for today, then QOTDD picks a random quote (so, I guess, if you used a Fortune file, you could use QOTDD as a simple random-fortune server!). Here's an example: QOTDD File Example ==================== :Date 2018-09-06 "Hi there." -- Literally Everyone % :Date 2018-09-07 "How are you?" -- Me % :Date 2018-09-08 "Eat yourself." -- Dad % ==================== Example End ---------------------------------------- BORING STUFF ---------------------------------------- License is in COPYING.txt (GNU GPLv3~! <3) Author is Jaidyn Ann <> Sauce is at