phurple - libpurple bindings for PHP

Anatol Belski ab at
Thu Jan 9 17:51:15 EST 2014

On Thu, January 9, 2014 23:24, Mark Doliner wrote:
> 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.
Ah, ok ... so exactly the Apache prefork concept. I was doing some similar
thing based on python+libpurple, well started at least ... heh )



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