[JDEV] Internet Explorer/Windows Integration

Jacob O'Reilly jacob at clear.net.nz
Tue Apr 4 02:11:42 CDT 2000

Do you mean the System Tray?

-----Original Message-----
From: David Waite <mass at ufl.edu>
To: jdev at jabber.org <jdev at jabber.org>
Date: Tuesday, 4 April 2000 18:20
Subject: RE: [JDEV] Internet Explorer/Windows Integration

>If anyone can make a sample that sits in the toolbar (like the quick launch
>buttons) I'd be happy to hear it - I've tried several examples and a few
>hours of hackery to no avail getting these working.
>I was hoping to actually put a jabber client there. Haven't really thought
>of an internet browser bar (but then again I'm not a big fan of browser
>integration / side bars - too many small things tacked onto a big box)
>-David Waite
>-----Original Message-----
>From: jdev-admin at jabber.org [mailto:jdev-admin at jabber.org]On Behalf Of
>Kevin Kuphal
>Sent: Tuesday, April 04, 2000 12:45 AM
>To: jdev at jabber.org
>Subject: [JDEV] Internet Explorer/Windows Integration
>I was wondering if anyone was exploring the option of writing a Jabber
>client using IE/Windows integration?  This would be using the Explorer Bar
>features of IE 4.x and 5.x (like Alexa does and the History/Search/etc
>that ship with IE), the toolbar bands (like the IE Radio Bar feature or the
>Yahoo! Companion), and the desk bands (like the Quick Launch bar or the
>toolbar added by ZoneAlarm).  It is all very similar in purpose to the
>Mozilla integration work but a very different platform.
>See this MS site for details on each :
>If anyone is pursuing this, I'd be interested in possibly assisting or if
>has not been proposed, suggest projects to begin work on.  I can see easily
>leveraging the JabberCOM development as the bands are COM objects
>Kevin Kuphal
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