ICQ with Python?

Mark A. nospam at orjunkmail.net
Thu Mar 23 01:10:55 CET 2000


There is a project called Jabber, I believe there is currently a python
interface being developed for it.  Jabber is intended to be a unified IM
platform, the default format for passing data is through a subset of XML,
but there is work underway to extend the functionality to support other
message passing protocols.  There are many versions of Jabber and it is an
open-source project that welcomes any help that someone would be willing
to give.

Check it out at http://www.jabber.org

Mark.  A.



"Matthew Barre" <mbarre at mac.com> wrote in message
news:B4FDB9C3.1DCE%mbarre at mac.com...
> Currently I'm working on an email client, but the next hobby project
I've
> started outlining is an Instant Messaging Client that supports the ICQ
and
> AOL IM(Oscar) protocols. In the end I'd like to merge the ICQ/AIM/email
> clients into one gui app. Maybe we can collaborate on the ICQ.
>
> -Matt
> ---------
> "You will find that many of the truths we hold to depend greatly on a
> certain point of view." -Obi Wan Kenobi
>
> > From: Ulf Engstrøm <ulf.engstrom at b2b-link.com>
> > Newsgroups: comp.lang.python
> > Date: Tue, 21 Mar 2000 11:15:51 +0100
> > To: <python-list at python.org>
> > Subject: ICQ with Python?
> >
> > Has anyone tried accessing ICQ with a Python interface? I thought it
was an
> > interesting thing to try, but if someone has done it already I can
start
> > buildning from there instead :) (I want to get and send icq-msgs from
within
> > some other programs)
> > Regards
> > Ulf
> >
> >
> >
>
>





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