[jdev] Online Game Group is pleased to announce a new version of palaver!

Christopher Zorn christopher.zorn at gmail.com
Sun Aug 27 20:20:46 CDT 2006

Palaver is a multi-user chat component for Jabber and XMPP servers. The
intention is to support all features of JEP-0045 as well as the relevant
extended discovery features of JEP-0128.  It is written in Python using the
Twisted framework for Internet applications. It is licensed under the open
source MIT license.

This release has postgresql backend support. It also contains bug
fixes, see changes below.
The component is quite functional and supports most basic MUC features.


Added postgresql backend.
Added convert script from legacy xml spool to postgresql backend.
Added 'player' role and affiliation.
Added destroying of rooms.
Fixed bug where legacy messages only go to legacy clients.
Added support of legacy room creation and JEP room creation with instant rooms.
Added ability for other message elements to be broadcasted and put in history.
Added invitation support.
Fixed bug when presence of type error was sent.
Other minor bug fixes.


Basic groupchat support
Owner configuration of rooms
Private Chat
Kick and Ban of users by owners or admins
Admin, Owner, Member, Ban, and other list modifications by owners or admins
Subject Change by moderators only, or anyone (Configurable by moderators)
Semi-Anonymous and Non-Anonymous rooms
And more...

Still to come:

Full JEP-045 compliance
Room Logging
Web based Administration
Legacy backend
MySQL backend
And lots more ...

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