26 Aug 2005 cerquide   » (Journeyer)

Quite a long time since my last post.

I have connected to trabber. It is worth a try. Thanks to Óscar for developing it and sending an e-mail.

For unconfesable reasons, the last three days I have been trying to make a program that connects to a website in such a way that the owner is unable to distinguish it from a human. Maybe it seems obvious, but unless you have a very good knowledge of Internet Explorer or Mozilla internals + a good javascript interpreter this is very hard to do by coding (even using Perl's WWW::Mechanize). However, it is reasonably easy to do by using Internet Explorer as a component. This can be easily done using Python+win32com. So, I have learnt a bit of python and successfully developed the script. Furthermore, there is a nice tool named PAMIE that eases things even more. Well, the last three days I have been playing a bit with all these things, I must admit.

We (Francesc Sebastià and I) have developed a small program that allows a Windows user with the spanish keyboard to write polytonical greek. It is a nice tool that we hope we will be able to offer for free and open source (by now the Electra group is financing the development).

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