[maemo-users] Maemo IRC client

From: Kahlil Johnson jzarecta at gmail.com
Date: Mon Aug 4 18:11:23 EEST 2008
On Mon, Aug 4, 2008 at 4:34 AM, Harri Haataja <harri.j.haataja at nokia.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 01, 2008 at 03:36:57PM +0200, ext Uwe Kaminski wrote:
>>Kahlil Johnson schrieb:
>>> I wonder if anyone has gone to the task of building a Maemo native IRC
>>> client. I know Xchat didnt make it to Diablo. However I think xchat
>>> desktop like gui is not the best layout for Maemo interface.
>>> Would be nice to have an hildon-IRC client. Any ideas on people working on one?
>>I use pidgin on the tablets for IRC. IMHO it is much better to use than
>>XChat on the tablets.

there is a simple  python IRC library called irclib.

There is also a mini tutorial on how to make a python irc client as a
simple hack:
and DevShed:

So I guess having a hildon-UI IRC client won't be as difficult to create.

> The rfcomm (still beta?) has irc through libpurple0 iirc.
> It looks like telepathy/empathy for maemo that does the default jabber
> and sip interfaces. It's pretty terrible as an irc client but certainly
> integrates to the desktop.
> You can find the installer/repo in the usual places, I believe.
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