Facebook has enabled XMPP support

Elliott Sales de Andrade qulogic at pidgin.im
Wed Feb 10 18:42:56 EST 2010

On Wed, Feb 10, 2010 at 3:57 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 would assume they mean through integration.
Instructions for using Pidgin are already in their site tour:
http://www.facebook.com/sitetour/chat.php (Note, you need to login so it can
tell you the correct username, but it's there.)

> I might hold off on asking the whole world to switch over until we
> contact them.  :-P
> Ethan
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