Exporting Incoming IMs as Text Files

Luke Schierer lschiere at pidgin.im
Sat Apr 5 21:01:12 EDT 2008


Kichigai Mentat wrote:
> Hello. I'm wondering if there's some way to take incoming IMs, and as 
> they come in, export each incoming message as a text file. If there 
> isn't some kind of native support for that, is it possible to script it in?
> 
> Thanks guys!
> 

There are a number of ways to handle this.

One way, if you do not need each to be a unique text file, would be to 
simply log them.

A second would be to write a plugin, perl or TCL would do this, no need 
to know C.

A third way would be to work with the dbus interface.

luke


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