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view someone's twitter stream from terminal

Terminal - view someone's twitter stream from terminal
grabtweets() { curl -s -o $GT_TMP twitter.com/$1 | cat $GT_TMP | grep entry-content | sed -e :loop -e 's/<[^>]*>//g;/</N;//bloop' | sed 's/^[ \t]*//'; }
2011-05-04 21:49:08
User: gl101
Functions: cat grep sed
view someone's twitter stream from terminal


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This seems to be way over-complicated. What is $GT_TMP and where is it set, and why are you writing to it only to cat it back out when curl writes to stdout by default? If you want to write to a file, but still use the output, I would use tee like this:

grabtweets() { curl -s twitter.com/$1 | tee $GT_TMP | grep entry-content | sed -e :loop -e 's/]*>//g;/

I also don't get what the point is of the sed loop. It seems to be completely unnecessary and the grep can easily be incorporated into the sed statement.

grabtweets(){ curl -s "twitter.com/$1" | sed -ne '/entry-content/{s/<[^>]*>//g;s/^[ \t]*//;p}';}
Comment by eightmillion 206 weeks and 4 days ago

Usage is unclear. How do you use this gl101?

Comment by nssy 206 weeks and 4 days ago

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