🐫Toot Expirator Source

This is the source code for toot expirator. The code is in public domain, except for the little part which I found on Stack Overflow. The first and the only version so far was published on 2022-05-08.

Code

This program in Python prints the preserved toot text with all the stuff to stdout. Do what you must with the output.

Replace all-caps word with your data.

#!/usr/bin/python3
import sys

if len(sys.argv) < 2:
	print("Error: No URL")
	sys.exit(0)

URL = sys.argv[1]

if "ADDRESS" not in URL:
	print("Error: Wrong URL")
	sys.exit(0)

from mastodon import Mastodon
import html

mastodon = Mastodon(
    access_token = 'GET YOUR OWN',
    api_base_url = 'https://ADDRESS'
)
id = int(URL.split("/")[-1])
toot = mastodon.status(id)

text = "* " + html.unescape(toot['content'].replace('<p>', '').replace('</p>', ''))
text += " — " + toot['created_at'].strftime('%Y-%m-%d %H:%M %Z')
if toot['favourites_count'] > 0:
	text += " ⭐️" + str(toot['favourites_count'])
# @ru and @local always boost me, and I care not, so I ignore them
# change appropriately
if toot['reblogs_count'] > 2:
	text += " 🔁" + str(toot['reblogs_count'])
print(text)
with open('LOG FILE', 'a') as f:
	f.write(text+"\n")

# Snippet from https://stackoverflow.com/a/25802742 {
import subprocess

def write_to_clipboard(output):
    process = subprocess.Popen(
        'pbcopy', env={'LANG': 'en_US.UTF-8'}, stdin=subprocess.PIPE)
    process.communicate(output.encode('utf-8'))
= }
write_to_clipboard(text)

mastodon.status_delete(id)