XMPP in SeaMonkey?

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Post Posted April 8th, 2016, 6:41 am

Has anyone ever added an XMPP client to SeaMonkey via an extension?
I know Thunderbird has XMPP support but I don't think SeaMonkey's picked that up (yet).


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Post Posted April 11th, 2016, 4:07 pm

I believe Thunderbird gained XMPP via incorporating the Instantbird chat client. Not sure if the standalone is really still maintained, but you can download it here:

If you are looking for something that is compatible with Facebook chat, forget it. Facebook switched over to a proprietary protocol awhile back, and finally recently completely shut down the XMPP protocol.
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Post Posted April 11th, 2016, 5:39 pm

Unless chatzilla picks up the XMPP protocol, I doubt that it will be supported in SeaMonkey as a native component.


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Post Posted April 11th, 2016, 8:32 pm

<Mc> therube: about viewtopic.php?p=14570657#p14570657 . chatzilla does it with BitlBee
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Post Posted April 12th, 2016, 6:15 am

Thanks. I don't need Facebook, just to connect to a local network XMPP server. I don't leave IRC open though, so I may as well run Instantbird or Pidgin in my system tray.

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