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update_facebook_friends - monitors changes in a Facebook account's friends list
[-a account] [-h html_page] [-s store_dir]
This program helps monitor your list of friends for changes. Each time
you add a friend on Facebook, add their full name to your waiting.txt
to find out when you've been accepted. All changes are logged.
The program works by parsing the HTML page of your Friends list, so
you simply browse to your complete list, save it to disk, and run this
program on it.
Another similar program in this package, update-facebook-friends-api, performs
the same monitoring tasks but via the Facebook API. However, the usefulness of
the API is severely limited by Facebook's privacy preferences, particular for
applications such as this which works with fine-grained data.
- -a account
The login email address for this account.
The path to the HTML page of friends (the full list). While logged in, browse to http://facebook.com/friends.php, save the page, and point html_path to this saved page.
The directory to use for storing persistent data, instead of $FACEBOOK_DIR and $HOME/.facebook. Subdirectories for each Facebook account are created here, each with its own files: active, waiting, and log.
The login email address of the Facebook account.
The directory to use for storing persistent data.
Log in and download the friends.php
http://assorted.sf.net/facebook-tools - homepage and documentation
http://assorted.sf.net/facebook-tools/download - latest releases here
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Time: 03:47:56 GMT, March 24, 2007