One server or listeners

Amit Dvir azdvir at
Mon Sep 22 16:28:54 EDT 2014

Thanks for the quick answer. Are you familiar with other IM application
that using proxy and not connects directly?

2014-09-22 23:26 GMT+03:00 Jorge Villaseñor <salinasv at>:

> 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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Dr. Amit Dvir
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