[jdev] Re: jabber(d) extension
scm at marquard.net
Mon Jul 25 11:07:00 CDT 2005
Tant Ludovic wrote:
> I want to add specific functionnalities in a jabber server.
> The jabber server is not already chosen. Short listers are jabberd1.4,
> jabberd 2.0, XCP and Jive Messenger.
> The kind of specific functions are:
> - when a message is sent from a local jid to another local jid, I want
> to be able to filter or modify the message. For exemple, to do automatic
> translation (because I know the 'from' jid is spanish and the 'to' jid
> is german)
> - when a message or a presence is sent from a local jid to specific
> virtual jid, forward it to differents real jid. And when a presence
> query is asked for a virtual jid, reply 'available' if at least one of
> the different real jid is available. In a few word, it is like a mailing
> I am wondering if I have to write a module, specific to the server, or
> write an external component using JEP-0114.
> I spent several days searching on the net and in mailing list without
> finding accurate informations (because 'reply', 'filter', 'forward' are
> very common words :-( ).
> - Has somebody advices between these two ways (specific module vs
> external component) ?
> - Did somebody heard about projects, questions or product with this kind
> of functions?
If you want to do something internal to a server, mod_perl has recently been
revived for jabberd2:
which provides the intriguing possibility of defining perl filters or handlers
for the session manager (which can be invoked at a number of different stages in
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