Forum OpenACS Q&A: Chat and IM with OpenACS

5: Chat and IM with OpenACS (response to 1)
Posted by Andrew Piskorski on
Various people have integrated various different chat or instant messaging tools into their OpenACS sites, including Jabber, IRC, and NFC Chat. But AFAIK none of those have been rolled back into the standard OpenACS distribution.

It's been discussed here in the past, here are 3 threads from Feb. 2004, June 2003, and March 2003. Searching the forums will definitely find more.

Posted by Malte Sussdorff on
The jabber package is rolled back in /contrib. Additionally it is currently under test in another site, once the test has proven successful the postgres version will be updated as well and the whole package will make it into the main distribution tree.

Nevertheless, the installation requirements are still not "automatic" as with other packages ...