Havedate

Havedate is a console application able to interact with supported dating websites and increase your popularity.

It supports the following websites:

Get Havedate

This application is part of Weboob. To install it, please read this page.

Usage

You can run Havedate without any parameter to get an interactive prompt, or specify a command to run it directly and exit just after.

In this page we will use the interactive mode:

$ havedate
Welcome to havedate

Copyright(C) 2010-2012 The Weboob Team
This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
the Free Software Foundation, version 3 of the License.

Type "help" to display available commands.

Loaded backends:

havedate>

Use the help command to see what are the available commands.

For more information about common options of console applications, read this documentation.

The first time you launch havedate, it will ask you what backends you want to add and configure. You can also use the backends command to manage them, and to enable only specific backends.

See profiles

To display information about a profile, just run this command:

havedate> profile id[@backend]

The id is probably an integer, and you can specify the backend where the contact is.

Optimizations

Every dating backends provide several optimization services to increase your popularity on website or to automate some anoying process.

To start a service, use this command:

havedate> start OPTIMIZATION_NAME [OPTIMIZATION2 [...]]

For example:

havedate> start PROFILE_WALKER VISIBILITY

And to stop services:

havedate> stop OPTIMIZATION [OPTIMIZATION2 [...]]

You can auto-load optimizations at startup by editing the configuration file ~/.config/weboob/havedate:

[GLOBAL]
# Optimizations to auto-enable
optimizations = PROFILE_WALKER VISIBILITY

PROFILE_WALKER

This optimization service is used to walk on profiles. It is usefull to show people you exist, when they can see who visite their profile.

Note that in future, it will be associated with the SCORING optimization service.

VISIBILITY

This optimization is used to increase your visibility on website. It depends on each websites, so there isn’t any explicit explanation.

For example, the AuM backend will reconnects to website every five minutes to go back on top research results.

SCORING

This optimization service doesn’t exist yet.

It can establish a score for a profile from criterias.

If combinated with PROFILE_WALKER, each time a profile is visited, a score is calculated, and if it’s positive, it will contact the person.