Facebook chat past convos

Steve Daniel stevedaniel4835 at gmail.com
Mon Apr 27 00:05:52 EDT 2015

I didn't see anything on the developer's chat page about a replacement for
xmpp. I suspect someone will try to reverse engineer messenger's protocol,
and I hope they succeed. But even if they get something workable, it still
won't be as good as an api provided by and openly documented by Facebook.
On Apr 26, 2015 10:59 PM, "Faust *" <hunter-t1000 at yandex.ru> wrote:

> Hi. I read your correspondence and I was interested in the question. Will
> there be another Facebook API to send messages to third-party programs?
> 27.04.2015, 04:56, "Steve Daniel" <stevedaniel4835 at gmail.com>:
> Yes I actually read about that while I was researching. Vendor lock-in at
> its best.
> On Apr 26, 2015 6:52 PM, "David Woolley" <forums at david-woolley.me.uk>
> wrote:
> On 26/04/15 21:00, Steve Daniel wrote:
> n facebook messenger, I can scroll up to see my past conversations with
> any user. I can do this even with a fresh install of messenger, so the
> history is obviously stored on facebook's servers, and not just
> locally.  Is there any way I can do the same in pidgin, or is it a
> proprietary facebook messenger api?
> According to https://developers.facebook.com/docs/chat Facebook XMPP
> support has, at most, four days left to go, so it it is pretty pointless
> worrying about what Pidgin can or cannot do using the XMPP support.
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