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Re: Bug#507451: ITP: iptux -- IP Messenger client for Linux


On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 5:05 PM, Paul Wise <pabs@debian.org> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 3, 2008 at 5:34 PM, LI Daobing (李道兵) <lidaobing@gmail.com> wrote:
>> yes, it is a special protocol and listen on port 2425 by default.
>> xipmsg also this word in his description[1]
>> [1] http://packages.debian.org/sid/xipmsg
>> currently there are many clients support this protocol
> Do all these clients reimplement code to deal with the protocol?
> Perhaps they could join forces and write a library so they can share
> the code and reduce the amount of work and bugs. Could you forward
> this idea upstream? This would make it easy to write a telepathy (or
> pidgin) plugin too.

it is already in my TODO list, I'll split a libipmsg(or another name)
from iptux, (the other open source clients sounds broken, g2ipmsg
crashed at once in my computer, and the others are all deprecated).

Best Regards,
 LI Daobing

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