IM Protocols

Ikke eikke at
Sat Jul 16 22:17:25 EEST 2005

On Sat, 2005-07-16 at 20:09 +0100, Dave Cridland wrote:
> On Sat Jul 16 17:37:27 2005, seventh guardian wrote:
> > But it would be very hard to convince the well established clients 
> > (like gaim, kopete or amsn) to basically revolve their guts to use 
> > the new libs. Even though, it would make things a lot easyer for 
> > new clients, so these new projects should want to support and 
> > maintain the lib. Others will eventually also follow..
> I suspect that the likes of gaim might prove to be a good starting 
> point for finding such a library.
> I vaguely recall hearing that at least one gaim developer was trying 
> to produce a relatively low-level unified IM library, but due to my 
> terrible memory, I can't recall who, or what status this reached. I 
> seem to recall it being a side project.
Are you refering to libgaim?
> Maybe one of the gaim developers knows?
> Dave.


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