[jdev] Chesspark Beta Launch
jack at xiph.org
Thu Oct 19 08:12:05 CDT 2006
As some of you know, I've been working on a secret Jabber based
project for some time. In the course of working on this, we've
released punjab, palaver, and strophe. I'm finally able to tell
everyone that we've lifted the curtain and Chesspark Beta is now here!
Chesspark is an online chess community. You can chat, play games,
meeting new friends, do puzzles, and many other things. The whole
system is built upon Jabber.
In addition, we have built a web client (which also works as a normal
strophe, this client allows you to play games and chat, join MUCs, and
pretty much anything the native client can do. It even supports
There is also a Windows client in case you don't like using web applications.
You can visit Chesspark here: http://www.chesspark.com
and try the webclient here: http://www.chesspark.com/webclient/client.xhtml
Of course, this is only the start. There is much more to come, and
hopefully even more games than just Chess.
I hope you like it,
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