kevin at simguy.net
Fri Nov 30 15:17:30 EST 2007
Ralf Kistner wrote:
> On Friday 30 November 2007, Andreas Monitzer wrote:
>> On Nov 30, 2007, at 15:18, Ralf Kistner wrote:
>>> For the protocol plugin I'm developing, there are bots that send a
>>> list of
>>> commands to the user. I want the user to be able to click on the
>>> which will perform a protocol action. Is this possible at all?
>> The XMPP/Jabber plugin has support for this feature under the name "ad-
>> hoc commands". I added this to libpurple on SoC 2007. You might get
>> some hints there on one way to implement this.
> Thanks for the info.
> Although the idea of the commands are similar, I want it to be implemented in
> a different way. The user needs to be able to click on the commands inside
> the conversation window, similar to http links.
> Example conversation with a bot:
> Tradepost: What can we supply u with today?
> 1) Tradepost Treasure
> 2) Videos
> 3) Games
> 4) Companions
> User: 3
> Tradepost: Games
> 1) The Battle
> 2) Trivit
> b) Back
> User: 2
> I want the user to be able to click on the text (like a link), instead of
> typing in the number of the command.
> Is this possible?
This isn't necessarily always going to work (depending on your client's
capabilities), but if you have your URL handlers enabled with
purple-uri-handler (or a client's equivalent), you could use links like
There are similar URIs for XMPP, etc.
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