evan at adiumx.com
Tue Jul 22 15:16:49 EDT 2008
On Jul 22, 2008, at 2:49 PM, Youness Alaoui wrote:
> I'm thinking about what we said at some point in the past about
> creating a standard for message styles in IM applications.
> I think that Adium Message styles are pretty good, complete, and
> they seem to work, so what do you guys think? I don't have any
> experience with them, so I don't know exactly, but I didn't hear
> anyone complain about that... and does anyone know what should be
> done in order to transform "adium message styles" into "IM standard
> for message styles".
> It would be nice to know that every IM application that wants to
> implement message styles would use the same thing instead of having
> some client decide to create his own message style 'spec'.
> Anyone from Adium here?
Kopete uses the Adium style format, as well. The Kopete team found a
few things they wanted in the format to make it a bit more universal;
Adium has since added those extensions as well. http://kopete.kde.org/chatwindowstyleguide/index.html
is their doc page; everything labeled "Kopete extension" isn't at
Skype on Mac OS X uses the style format, as well, though that's not
I don't know of any holes in the format, but ifhttp://trac.adiumx.com/wiki/CreatingMessageStyles
is missing anything that would be wanted or is unclear, I'll be
happy to help refine.
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