One server or listeners

Jorge Villaseñor salinasv at
Mon Sep 22 16:26:46 EDT 2014

On Mon, Sep 22, 2014 at 1:20 PM, Amit Dvir <azdvir at> wrote:

> Dear Developers community,
> I am wondering if the application open one session from my computer to a
> server control by pidgin and from the server a st of sessions is opened
> (one for every "application", e.g ICQ, MSN).
> In order words, do the application use proxy to connect my computer to the
> IM servers or the connections are from my computer directly to the servers.
> BRs,
> Amit
Pidgin/Libpurple connects directly to the IM service providers (AKA, MS for
MSN, Google for Google talk, Yahoo for Yahoo, whoever for ICQ and AIM).
Libpurple team does not have any server as a proxy or whatever.


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