Working with the Whois Core module

Introduction

The Whois module aims to provide a common interface and structure for dealing with character information from FunCom. To do this, it provides functions for looking up whois data as well as providing a cache of data to reduce load on FunCom's servers as well as fail gracefully when FunCom's servers are unresponsive.

Settings Functions

Calling

$this -> bot -> whois -> function();

lookup()

array lookup(string $name, bool $noupdate=false)

This function is used to lookup whois data.

lookup function parameters:

  • $name: Player to lookup.
  • $noupdate: Do not update the whois cache.

Return value: Array containing the following elements:

  [error] => 
  [errordesc] => 
  [id] => Player ID Number
  [nickname] => Character Name
  [firstname] => Character First Name
  [lastname] => Character Last Name
  [level] => Level
  [gender] => gender
  [breed] => Breed
  [profession] => Profession
  [faction] => Omni|Clan|Neutral
  [rank] => Org Rank Name
  [rank_id] => Org Rank ID
  [org] => Org Name
  [org_id] => Org ID
  [at] => Alien Rank Name
  [at_id] => Alien Level
  [pictureurl] => URL to mugshot (example: http://www.anarchy-online.com/character/photos/40650.jpg)

update()

bool function update(array $who)

This functions is used to update whois information. $who should be a whois array. This function is used by the roster modules and whois module to update player information in the database cache. It generally should not be used in other modules.

 
whois.txt · Last modified: 2013/09/12 22:49 (external edit)
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