Post to twitter via curl, Windows version

FOR /f %%g in ('echo %1 ^| iconv -f gbk -t utf-8') DO curl -x proxy:port -u user:pass -d status=%%g -d source="cURL" http://twitter.com/statuses/update.xml
Aside from curl one will need iconv windows binary since windows lacks a native utf-8 cli interface. In my case I need a proxy in China and iconv to convert gbk status string into utf-8. GnuWin32 is a good choice with loads of coreutils natively ported to Windows "FOR /f" is the solution to pass iconv output to curl.

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By: MeaCulpa
2010-07-21 04:53:54

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