mv pizza > /dev/mouth

By on May 7, 2004

Hungry for some pizza, but can’t stand all that pesky human interaction you have to put up with ordering it on the phone? Pizza Party is your answer:

Pizza Party is a free text based software package for ordering pizza, or for throwing pizza parties.

Pizza Party has many features to make ordering pizza easy:

* Can order pizza with only a few keystrokes.
* Can save pizza preferences.
* Can use batch files for ordering many pizzas.
* Has easy to use flags for ordering different toppings.
* Runs on most UNIX-like operating systems.
* Supports most currently popular topings like “mushrooms”, and “pepperoni”!
* Unattended / background operation.
* Pizza Party is distributed under the GNU General Public License.

Since it’s released under the GPL, does that mean I have to share my pizza too?



  1. Out of curiosity, I downloaded it and looked at the source. It’s a very well-written Perl script. It essentially makes a series of HTTP calls to using LWP::UserAgent.

    I don’t think this is a Web service API. I think they’re screen-scraping and posting blind. That’s a whole lotta work for the result, I think.

  2. I guess I’ll still have to use the phone…

    “Whoops! The local Domino’s Pizza store serving your zip code is not currently available for on-line internet ordering via”

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