[Question] Pidgin as IM Gateway

Sascha Vogt FunkyFish at gmx.net
Thu Aug 21 14:43:40 EDT 2008


Yair Greenbaum schrieb:
> Hello,
> Is it possible to deploy the Pidgin code on a server and use it as an IM 
> gateway?
> For example, if I want to build a Flash or Ajax IM web-client, have 
> people sign in with their IM accounts, and have this web-client 
> interface with the Pidgin "server"... and with the different IM servers 
> from there...
> Possible?
Yes, this is possible. Meebo is based on libpurple (Pidgins IM backend), 
though it would require some work and coding. There are some alpha PHP 
bindings and every language which can access C-Code can also be used.


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