Libpurple makes its way onto a phone - congrats!

Sean Egan seanegan at
Thu Jun 18 18:21:39 EDT 2009

I investigated this a bit.

I found:

which provides libpurple and "libpurpleadapter," the latter which
wraps libpurple with d-bus. The comments seem to imply they have a
proprietary Java UI, but it does look like the Dbus wrapper is general
enough not to be considered 'part' of the UI.

This is that weird gray area we seem to hit a lot. Anyone have any
thoughts on this?

On Sun, Jun 14, 2009 at 9:35 PM, Ibrahim Awwal<ibrahim.awwal at> wrote:
> I was just checking one of my friends' info in Pidgin, and I noticed
> this XMPP client string:
> Palm Messaging  (libpurple 2.5.1)
> So it seems that the Palm Pre uses libpurple for its IM client. Just
> wanted to share the news, since it doesn't seem to be widely known.
> Congratulations!
> --Ibrahim Awwal
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