Facebook Chat (XMPP) working patch!
chris at growl.info
Tue Mar 22 02:54:25 UTC 2011
On Mon, Mar 21, 2011 at 9:29 PM, Evan Schoenberg, M.D.
<evan.s at dreskin.net>wrote:
> On Mar 21, 2011, at 3:55 AM, David Munch wrote:
> > Some users might already have migrated to an XMPP Facebook account as per
> wiki/blog instructions. Is this going to cause any problems in the future,
> in case Facebook adds features to their XMPP implementation? I'm not
> familiar with, if any, differences between FBXMPP and a normally setup XMPP
> As with Google Talk users who previously created XMPP accounts, they might
> miss out on such theoretical features. I think it's a minority, and users
> who did this in the first place are probably savvy enough to figure it out.
It feels like at least 30 people a week ask about facebook on irc, all
getting the same answer to set up an xmpp account. I don't know that these
people know the difference if they are connecting through a web irc client,
which most seem to be doing.
> > Also, maybe it should be noted to the users that have created their own
> XMPP account, that if they want old logs transferred, they have to
> disable/remove this XMPP account, and then reactivate the old plugin
> account. Its a bit of a mess I guess..
> The logs don't disappear just because we removed the service (or because
> the user deletes a configured account)... so, again, I don't think this is a
> huge concern.
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