Add this line to your application's Gemfile:

gem 'ruboty-flexible_alias'

And then execute:

$ bundle


Register new alias

ruboty flexible [scoped] alias (original) -> (aliased)

# ex:

ruboty flexible alias hi (alnum) -> echo Hello, $1

ruboty hi rosylilly
> Hello, rosylilly

# ex: scoped (availabled alias in registered room only)

ruboty flexible scoped alias bye (alnum) -> echo Good bye, $1

ruboty bye rosylilly
> Good bye, rosylilly

Available matchers

  • (alnum) : [[:alnum:]]
  • (digit) : [[:digit:]]
  • (graph) : [[:graph:]]


ruboty /list flexible alias\z/ - List flexible alias
ruboty /delete flexible alias (?<alias>.+)\z/m - Delete flexible alias
ruboty /flexible alias (?<original>.+?) -> (?<alias>.+)\z/m - Create flexible alias message
ruboty /flexible scoped alias (?<original>.+?) -> (?<alias>.+)\z/m - Create flexible alias message


After checking out the repo, run bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run rake spec to run the tests. You can also run bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.

To install this gem onto your local machine, run bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in version.rb, and then run bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the .gem file to


Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at


The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.