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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