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There doesn't seem to be any sort of API for chat. I'm working on creating one, however I'm stuck at the login bit.

How can I get Python (or some other server side language) to log in to chat? The process of chat login is a bit convoluted.

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Here are a litany of Github attempts, from new to old:

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The first two don't really satisfy the criteria in the question, both are not purely headless (the second requires some Wiresharking) – Manishearth Mar 13 '14 at 5:58
    
Never got around to figuring out how the login works ... but will need to look at it soon as rebolbot can get disconnected after a month or so, and we need to provide new credentials. – Graham Chiu Mar 16 '14 at 2:46

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