Facebook has enabled XMPP support

Michael Secord gizmokid2005 at gmail.com
Wed Feb 10 15:59:37 EST 2010

Please forgive my short lapse in reading comprehension. I somehow 
construed what was being asked with what I said. Sorry :(

I'll have to try it and see if just the standard XMPP protocol works 
fine for me. My initial test crashed pidgin, but could've been a PEBKAC.

------Original Message------
Subject: Re: Facebook has enabled XMPP support
From: Ethan Blanton <elb at pidgin.im>
To: Michael Secord <gizmokid2005 at gmail.com>
Date: February 10, 2010 3:51:09 PM -0500
> Michael Secord spake unto us the following wisdom:
>> Casey Ho wrote:
>>> Took them almost two years (wow, it's been that long? - time flies),
>>> but Facebook has now added XMPP support.
>>> Does anyone have thoughts on creating a special entry in the create
>>> account section for Facebook, the same way we do things for Google
>>> Talk?
>> Here's your answer:
>> http://wiki.developers.facebook.com/index.php/Integrating_with_Facebook_Chat#Authenticating_with_Jabber
>> BTW - it's about time they implemented this. Looks to be about an hour
>> ago (assuming their blog shows my local timezone) that the announcement
>> was made.
> Just in case I'm missing something ... what on Earth does this have to
> do with Casey's question?
> Ethan
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