[JDEV] Jabber Web-Pager App(lette)?

Al Sutton al at alsutton.com
Sun Aug 19 04:05:06 CDT 2001


I've played with this idea before and I have come to the conclusion it's 
possible, and I could do it with the java libraries I've written. It's just 
a matter of getting the time.

If you feel like having a go my libraries are at http://www.alsutton.com/


At 18:06 19/08/2001 +1000, you wrote:
>I know there have been a few people working on Java Jabber clients etc, but
>I would interested to know if anyone has developed (or are working on) a
>web-pager app similar to the ICQ one.
>For those that are not familiar with the concept, it is a small form you can
>put on your homepage/website/wherever so that visitors to your site can send
>you a message.  You can see the ICQ one at their site
>http://www.icq.com/panels/webpanel (you can generate the code for your page
>here).  There is also similar feature that displays a graphic on your page
>that shows if you are online or not.
>Ideally it would be nice if you could set your account (server or client
>side, but server would be nicer) to accept web messages only from a select
>number of IP addresses (ie your homepage) to prevent the ICQ Web Message
>Spam problem.  (Although not having sequential numbers will help here also).
>The other security issue is if you have you online status on your web page,
>anyone who you are invisible to will be able to check to see if you are
>really there.
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Al Sutton
Email/Jabber: al at alsutton.com
Web: http://www.alsutton.com/

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