Friday 01 December 2006 (05:20PM)
My original .NET chat-bot was written over three years ago and was based upon the AIML specifications. It was also my first project in C# and became a vehicle for me to learn about the .NET platform.
Although many people found it useful (it has been downloaded many thousands of times from this website) it was slow, not completely reliable and lacking in features.
Now that I have extensive experience and knowledge of .NET, I have re-written this project from scratch to implement several modifications and improvements. These are:
The project now has a home on Sourceforge (the open source development site) that provides bug tracking, documentation, mailing lists, public forums, source control (subversion), file space and project management capabilities (among other things).
Downloads, documentation, help and advice on implementing and using the library in your own projects can be found at the Sourceforge project page: