[Question] Pidgin as IM Gateway

Sascha Vogt FunkyFish at gmx.net
Fri Aug 22 01:50:47 EDT 2008


Yair Greenbaum schrieb:
> Where can I download the libpurple source?
You can grab the source of the latest release from [0]. Source code is
managed via monotone[1], instructions on that can be found on [2].

You should also look around the Wiki[3] and there is also a development



> Sascha Vogt wrote:
>> Hi,
>> 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.
>> Greetings
>> -Sascha-

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