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LFM Sniffer
Version: 0.2
by: Cladhaire [More]
This is a simple addon that exposes some information provided by the World of Warcraft "Looking for More" API. Now you can get information about the players in the LFM queue without needing to be near them in order to inspect. There is even an "average gear rating" for each person.

There is a single slash command for LFM_Sniffer that will enable/disable the addon:

Code:
/lfmsniffer
In addition to the normal mouseover tooltip, you can shift-click an entry in the LFM listing in order to spawn a semi-permanent tooltip that allows you to compare different players.

Please let me know if you have any issues! Thanks to Mikma for sorting out which stats are "useful" for a given class and for some great ideas!
LFM_Sniffer-0.2
- Added a base localization file, so users can contribute translations
- Removed +damage and expertise from Hunters
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Unread 02-25-10, 08:50 AM  
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Originally posted by eitrax
Would it be possible to get this functionality for the /who frame?
Nope, that information is not exposed by the API.
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Would it be possible to get this functionality for the /who frame?
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Re: Re: Dont work in 3.3

Originally posted by Cladhaire
At this point, no. This addon does not work with the 3.3 LFD system, but it could possibly be altered to work with the LFR system.
Great news. I hope, that your great addon will soon be work correctly with new LFR system.
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Re: Dont work in 3.3

Originally posted by Atuin
Hi, m8.
Your great addon have this error. Can you fix it, pls?:
Code:
Interface\AddOns\LFM_Sniffer\LFM_Sniffer.lua:11: hooksecurefunc(): LFMTypeButton_OnClick is not a function
Count: 1

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[C]: ?
[C]: in function `hooksecurefunc'
Interface\AddOns\LFM_Sniffer\LFM_Sniffer.lua:11: in main chunk
At this point, no. This addon does not work with the 3.3 LFD system, but it could possibly be altered to work with the LFR system.
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Dont work in 3.3

Hi, m8.
Your great addon have this error. Can you fix it, pls?:
Code:
Interface\AddOns\LFM_Sniffer\LFM_Sniffer.lua:11: hooksecurefunc(): LFMTypeButton_OnClick is not a function
Count: 1

Call Stack:
[C]: ?
[C]: in function `hooksecurefunc'
Interface\AddOns\LFM_Sniffer\LFM_Sniffer.lua:11: in main chunk
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I doubt it will continue to function as-is in 3.3, but we'll see.
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I was iffy about trying this addon, simply b/c i dont think I need it, then i saw it was a Cladhaire production. I don't know that i'll ever use it, but I just like putting Cladhaire mods in my directory.
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Please download the latest version of the addon before commenting. I added them days ago.
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Localization

Please, add localization files.
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I understand that but the best way is to submit patches or code snippets that I can then include in the addon. Making a hunk of changes and not showing me doesn't really give me anything.

The localization changes were rather large, so I wanted to make them first. The others are all really trivial changes that don't really change the working operation of the addon in any way.

EDIT: Let me elaborate a bit more. As an addon author I have to work very hard to decide what goes in and doesn't go into an addon. I need to be able to "yes" as well as "no", otherwise my addon winds up a bloated piece of crap. If other people start implementing features and releasing code, then I lose the control over my addon.

The only reason I ask for any tiny bit of control over my addons is so that I can continue to provide solid working addons for my users. If you wanted to help on one of my large addons, I'd be more than happy but when we're talking an addon that is under 200 lines of code, I welcome patch submissions, but I'm not going to open the addon for 'wild" development.
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Originally posted by Cladhaire
Okay, but this is my addon. I make the changes. Please submit a localisation file if you would like to see translations added.
Well, I am sorry. Simply I wished to help.
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Originally posted by xXVegâsXx
is the version 0.2 with the changes of specs and (holy 10/60/0) an so on? which the guy under you posted.

sry for bad english ;P
The changelog lists the changes. No, the specs were not added in this version.. only one person mentioned that it was an issue and I wanted to get the localized version out first.

Originally posted by Banur
Does this only work in the level bracket from the LFM panel?
So a level 80 would see 75(?)-80 and only the people for the current instance range (like no nexus non heroic) or would it be possible to see lower levels too?
It only works for those people who are part of the LFM/LFG system as far as you can see it, so no, you can't on your level 80 get information about a level 40 player.
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Does this only work in the level bracket from the LFM panel?
So a level 80 would see 75(?)-80 and only the people for the current instance range (like no nexus non heroic) or would it be possible to see lower levels too?
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is the version 0.2 with the changes of specs and (holy 10/60/0) an so on? which the guy under you posted.

sry for bad english ;P
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Originally posted by Megerka
Cladhaire
it's not localization only.. lets see...


done

done, even for different spec of each classes

done
Okay, but this is my addon. I make the changes. Please submit a localisation file if you would like to see translations added.
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