Source code for indicfortune.core

#! /usr/bin/env python
# -*- coding: utf-8 -*-
# Fortune program
# Copyright 2008 Santhosh Thottingal <>
# This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
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# but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
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import random
import codecs
import os

[docs]class Fortune: """ The fortune class. Instantiate to get access to the methods. """
[docs] def fortunes(self, infile, pattern=None): """ Yield fortunes as lists of lines """ quotes = [] results = [] quote = '' for line in infile: #line = unicode(line) if line == "%\n": quotes.append(quote) quote = '' else: quote += line if pattern: for quote in quotes: if quote.find(pattern) >= 0: results.append(quote) return results return quotes
[docs] def fortune(self, database, pattern=None): """ Pick a random fortune from a file """ filename = os.path.join(os.path.dirname(__file__), 'database', database + ".dic") fortunes_file = codecs. open(filename, encoding='utf-8', errors='ignore') fortunes_list = self.fortunes(fortunes_file, pattern) chosen = "" if fortunes_list: chosen = random.choice(fortunes_list) return "".join(chosen)
[docs] def get_module_name(self): """ returns the module name. """ return "Fortune Cookies"
[docs] def get_info(self): """ returns info on the module """ return "Get/Search a random quote "
[docs]def getInstance(): """ returns an instance of the fortune class. """ return Fortune()

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