Which language is to be used to design a plugin for pidgin
panpaliamahen at gmail.com
Fri Jun 12 16:03:21 EDT 2009
Adding to discussion.
Who will provide us Libpurple (pidgin) library, is this open
source?....where can we find it's code?
for making a pidgin plug-in for application, by whom do we need to take a
On website there is no contact details etc?
Any one please let me know
On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 12:42 AM, Ajay Ahuja <7aces.aaaaaaa at gmail.com>wrote:
> On Sat, Jun 13, 2009 at 12:30 AM, Ethan Blanton <elb at pidgin.im> wrote:
>> Ajay Ahuja spake unto us the following wisdom:
>> > pidgin code is written usin c,c#,perl,python,tcl...
>> > i wanna know which language is prefered to design a plugin for pidgin
>> You may write a plugin in any supported language. Some languages have
>> better support than others, of course, which I suspect is the thrust
>> of your question.
>> C is by far the best supported plugin language, followed by perl and
>> Tcl, with C# trailing behind due to lack of maintainer. Python cannot
>> be directly used to write libpurple plugins (though there are some 3rd
>> party projects which support this), but many plugins have found
>> success accessing the Purple D-Bus API via python.
> In pidgin we have an option which shows out buddy list eliminating the
> offline ones, right? so can u xplain me how is it implemented?
> I mean the backend and the frontend of it.
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