phurple - libpurple bindings for PHP

Mark Doliner mark at
Thu Jan 9 17:24:45 EST 2014

On Thu, Jan 9, 2014 at 1:46 PM, Peter Lawler <bleeter at> wrote:
> On 10/01/14 06:58, Anatol Belski wrote:
>>> Yes, there are recipients on this list who know how to do it but they're
>>> probably still under NDA so I doubt we'll ever hear too much from them on
>>> this topic
>> The way to do that is more or less obvious. The question is more about man
>> hours, feasibility and willingness. As the patch would be gigantic. Plus,
>> all the external plugins have to be eventually adapted.
> Now the conspiracy theorists may suggest that Meebo et all just didn't hand
> code upstream. I'm more of the mind they probably used some middleware ...

We used a separate process for each IM session. So 1,000 users meant
1,000 little libpurple-based programs running around.

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