INFO: Facebook XMPP is lame duck

Wade Smart wadesmart at
Wed Oct 1 18:45:29 EDT 2014

It has been like that for a while.
FB though just becomes non-contactable at times.
Without Pidgin or Empthy, I wouldnt use fb chat at all.

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On Wed, Oct 1, 2014 at 5:40 PM, David Woolley
<forums at> wrote:
> My attention has been drawn to the web page
> <> which has a red warning
> triangle against a section saying that Facebook support of XMPP is
> deprecated and will disappear at an unspecified time in the near future.  I
> imagine the alternatives are not open source friendly.
> I don't remember this coming up on this list before.
> Maybe people enquiring about Facebook problems should be warned of this.
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