[jdev] New MSN-t in the works

James Bunton james at delx.cjb.net
Tue Aug 10 20:36:52 CDT 2004

> Contact me directly ... I had the same problem when porting Yahoo to
> JCR. I replaced the 'mtq' functions with glib-2.0 equivalents to get the
> same functionality, if you are interested.
Yeah, it might be useful to have a JCR version as well as the Python one.
Could you let me know how you did it? I don't have any experience with glib.

> On another note ... I'm looking into using Gaim plugins as the
> "transport layer" and building a generic transport framework. The Gaim
> plugin API has most of the functions we would need for a transport, and
> this may be a way to streamline the development of transports for Jabber.
> Of course, I'm very interested in MSN-t with Twisted. Perhaps that would
> be a way to make a set of the legacy transports ... AIM, MSN, and Yahoo.
> Anything that will make the transport more usable and esaier to maintain.
I think twisted would be a lot easier to work with than the GAIM plugins. It's 
a framework for creating networked applications that may use multiple 
protocols. http://www.twistedmatrix.com for more info.



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