Upload an image to Twitpic

curl -F "username=mytwiterlogin" -F "password=mytwitterpassword" -F "message=My image description" -F media=@"./image.png" http://twitpic.com/api/uploadAndPost
This CLI aims at uploaded a image file (PNG, JPEG, GIF...) to the Web 2.0 Twitpic service (http://twitpic.com/). A valid Twitter account is needed.
Sample Output
The image will be uploaded to the Twitpic.com service:

<?xml version="1.0" encoding="UTF-8"?>
<rsp status="ok">
 <statusid>11086128502</statusid>
 <userid>7707822</userid>
 <mediaid>1b0dux</mediaid>
 <mediaurl>http://twitpic.com/1b0dux</mediaurl>

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By: Nicolargo
2010-03-26 12:20:04

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