Status Update - February 17, 2011

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Another month has gone by so it’s time for another status update. Unfortunately not as much got done this month as I was hoping, but here’s a quick update of what I’ve worked on:

  • Bug 690 - jsProtoHelper could help registering commands
  • Bug 661 - JavaScript accounts do not …
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Status Update - January 18, 2011

Tuesday, January 18, 2011

I haven’t had an update in a few weeks (since early December) actually, so I thought I would post a bit about what I’ve worked on. I’ve fixed a bunch of bugs in the backend of Instantbird that allow work on JavaScript IRC protocol to continue:

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Blogger RSS Feeds for a Label

Wednesday, December 8, 2010

Blogger has crappy support for RSS apparently.  I figured if I clicked on a label, then found the RSS embedded in the page…it would give me the RSS feed for that label, right?

Wrong.

Of course there’s an FAQ page about this, but the syntax it gives is …

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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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