Adding a protocol to Instantbird (Part 2)

Saturday, September 3, 2011

I had previously talked about adding a protocol to Instantbird, that focused on adding SIPE (Microsoft Office Communicator support). Since then I’ve been slowly working on defeating SIPE.  Fortunately I found a few flags that help us compile it easily in Instantbird: we can declare that we do not …

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Adding a new protocol (SIPE/Office Communicator) to Instantbird (part 1)

Saturday, June 18, 2011

Microsoft Office Communicator is an instant messaging client that integrates into the Exchange Messaging Server (the protocol behind it is an extended version of SIP/SIMPLE).  Anyway, there’s a libpurple (i.e. the backend of Instantbird and Pidgin) protocol plug-in for OCS (Office Communicator Server) called SIPE.  (It’s …

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Compiling Instantbird

Monday, May 16, 2011

In the past I’ve tried to compile a few different programs that use the Mozilla toolkit to various levels of success.  I’ve tried to compile Thunderbird, Songbird and Instantbird at various points.  I got Thunderbird to compile, but it only worked sporadically (although I think that was Firefox …

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The so-called IRC “specifications”

Tuesday, March 8, 2011

In a previous post I had briefly gone over the “history of IRC” as I know it.  I’m going to expand on this a bit as I’ve come to understand it a bit more while reading through documentation.  (Hopefully it won’t sound too much like a rant …

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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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