Why Rewrite IRC into JavaScript? (vs. libpurple’s vs. ChatZilla’s)

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

I had a request on IRC (from Mic) to write an in-depth blog post about IRC in JavaScript:

“Maybe we could ask clokep if he’d like to write something about js-irc? Why it is done, what the advantages are once it’s done, how he is working on it …
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JavaScript IRC in Instantbird

Saturday, December 4, 2010

I’ve been working on rewriting the IRC plugin for Instantbird since the summer (sometime in August, I can’t seem to find the exact date — at least since Sept. 10th though).

Since libpurple (used in Pidgin, Adium, etc.) provides the IRC protocol that we currently use, why do this …

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Yahoo & Thunderbird Can Finally Play Nice?

Monday, November 22, 2010

For years I’ve been dealing with Yahoo’s lack of support for any sort of decent (free) POP3/IMAP/SMTP protocol support.  Why do I need this? So I can check my Yahoo mail in Mozilla Thunderbird of course!

At first I used YPOPS!, a program that read the …

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