Facebook has enabled XMPP support

Casey Ho me at caseyho.com
Wed Feb 10 16:00:45 EST 2010

Fewer than 100k people read the blog, so we should be safe for now.  We
should definitely contact them if we push a Pidgin release with Facebook
added by default.

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 12:57 PM, Ethan Blanton <elb at pidgin.im> wrote:

> Casey Ho spake unto us the following wisdom:
> > Also, just FYI I'm putting up a blog post rught now to encourage people
> to
> > switch from the plugin to the XMPP implementation (with good reason).
> Note that the facebook administrators asked to be notified if a huge
> number of users are going to be switched on.  It's not clear to me
> whether they meant through an integration service of some sort (thus
> coming from one single location), or in a client.
> I might hold off on asking the whole world to switch over until we
> contact them.  :-P
> Ethan
> --
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