>don't know what their licensing is,
Alice is GPL, of course ! So Licence is really not a problem. We have to
wait for coders' opinions.
>Look at http://anna.artificial-solutions.com/ for a
>demonstration of the ALICE program at work.
Heh, you forgot that you can talk to A.L.I.C.E. itself.
Go to alicebot.org and click on "talk to A.L.I.C.E" in the right upper
corner of the page.