writing IM bots

David Wahler dwahler at gmail.com
Tue Dec 13 17:20:34 CET 2005

Amit Khemka wrote:
> Hello,
> I am trying to write an IM Bot, which automatically replies to a
> message, in Python.
> I was wondering If there are python modules for connecting to Yahoo!,
> msn networks ...
> ideally I would like to have a multithreaded module.

I have found that the best solution is to use the Jabber protocol via
xmpppy (http://xmpppy.sourceforge.net/). It's very easy to use; once
you have it working with Jabber, you can use a Jabber to Yahoo/MSN/AIM
gateway to access all the different networks without writing code for
each one.

-- David

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