[JDEV] Re: Jabber integration for community website?

Adrian Rossouw adrian at obsidian.co.za
Mon Sep 1 14:25:18 CDT 2003

www.drupal.org allows some jabber integration .. most notably
authentication via jabber (most drupal installations allow you to log in
with a variety of different remote authentication methods).

Tipic.com , one of the commercial jabber offerings run their website on
drupal , and have a new highly integrated weblog product called

I am working on jabber/drupal/ldap integration/authentication for my new
jabber.org.za public server/ open source content network (linux.org.za

It's also a very nice project with a nice user community and a good
design (kerneltrap.org and debianplanet.org run on it for instance.)

On Mon, 2003-09-01 at 15:50, Will Tatam wrote:
> whats so bad about it ?
> Justin Karneges wrote:
> > On Friday 15 August 2003 04:09 pm, Jonathan Hirshon wrote:
> > 
> >>I've been seriously considering jumping to Invision, as I found a hack
> >>that adds Jabber support to that product
> > 
> > [...]
> > 
> >>I'd prefer to stick with phpbb, but I really need/want
> >>that Jabber functioinality.  They also support an IM client that ties to
> >>the forum database, but it's PC only and I need Mac support for my users,
> >>so I'm really torn here!
> > 
> > 
> > Yes, the IM client integrated into Invision is Integrity Messenger.  Please 
> > stay away from it, and anything else that comes from that company.  I don't 
> > know how the Invision folks got tricked into using their product, but at 
> > least you can avoid making the same mistake.
> > 
> > This is not to say anything bad about Invision.  Their software is good, and 
> > it is of great irony that the Psi forum is powered by it.
> > 
> > -Justin
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