commit message generator - whatthecommit.com

lynx -dump -nolist http://whatthecommit.com/|sed -n 2p
Fetch comical VC commit messages from whatthecommit.com

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Unfortunately, scraping sites tends to be brittle; site redesign causes existing methods of extracting the information you want to break. The first method needs to change the 2p in the sed command to 4p to work with the current version of the site, but is actually the best implementation up there.
tamouse · 384 weeks and 1 day ago
And I just found all this is unnecessary. http://whatthecommit.com/index.txt returns just the commit message generated.
tamouse · 384 weeks and 1 day ago

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Any thoughts on this command? Does it work on your machine? Can you do the same thing with only 14 characters?

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