A universal instant messaging (IM) program
See https://pidgin.im/about/ for more information. Pidgin is an instant messaging program which lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat networks simultaneously. It runs on Windows, Linux, and other UNIX operating systems. Pidgin is compatible with the following chat networks out of the box: AIM, ICQ, Google Talk, Jabber/XMPP, MSN Messenger, Yahoo!, Bonjour, Gadu-Gadu, IRC, MXit, Novell GroupWise Messenger, Lotus Sametime, SILC, SIMPLE, MySpaceIM, and Zephyr. It is written in C and makes heavy use of GLib and GTK+. Finch is a command line instant messaging program. It also lets you log in to accounts on multiple chat network simultaneously, and it is compatible with the same chat networks as Pidgin. It is written in C and makes heavy use of GLib and ncurses.
pork, oidentd, iplog and ocd
Jarl is a Perl/Tk Client. It strives to provide full functionality with every aspect of the Jabber IM system. It currently supoprts messaging, chat, groupchat, ICQ, AIM, and IRC support.
A fork of pidgin which aims to provide minor features that have not been addressed by the pidgin development team (including manual textbox resizing). See funpidgin.sf.net for details.
AIM Sniff is a network sniffer specifically designed to pick up messages transmitted using the AIM or MSN clients and their derivatives. All information can be sent to STDOUT or a MySQL DB.
Internet Relay Jabber (or IRJ) is a Jabber client for IRC. It's useful if you like IRC, but your friends use another IM service. It is written in Perl and uses Net::Jabber and Net::IRC. (This project is no longer under active development)
The AIM Battle Engine project aims to develop a RPG-like battle system using perl and net::AIM. We intend to offer a mindless time waster for home, school, or work using the AOL Instant Messenger client. Enjoy :-)
Bahrein is a Perl script that allows you to chat over AIM through only e-mail. All incoming IMs are forwarded through GMail to your destination - and you can reply just as easily back through e-mail to IM again.
Post and Publish to any Blogger API compatable weblog (Blogger, b2, MovableType, Nucleus, BigBlogTool, BlogWorks XML, Blogalia, and Drupal) via this AOL Instant Messenger bot.
iBot is a web-saavy chat bot that responds to natural language requests, and carries on reasonable conversations. It parses requests, queries the Internet, and generates English responses.
CellMate Bot currently allows google queries and aim functions through OSCAR. Made to be used form your cellphone's AIM client, CellMate Bot will be updated to include email, news and map directions in the future. For now, you can use Google SMS.
We are trying to make a BOT for various chat rooms, mostly for IRC.
A GAIM perl script for an AI controlled personal assistant for when you aren\'t around!
IANAB is a perl-based bot for AOL Instant Messenger (AIM).
A plugin for Gaim which diverts incoming IMs to email when you're away. This project is dead (http://bayleshanks.com/pamv1).
IMDispatch leverages the power of Perl and Net::OSCAR to emulate the paradigm of telephone support over the AOL Instant Messenger service.
IMalizer is, or will be, a generic two part Instant Messenger, with a server that is always connected to the im networks, and a client that connects to the server. Will support ICQ and AIM, and possibly MSN.
The Intellectually Expandable Online Knowledge Base will communicate to users via the AOL instant messenger protocols (TOC) over AIM. This "bot" will learn as much as it can about various subjects over time.
The MessageSaver AIM Bot is a stand-alone AIM (based on TOC) client designed to allow remote AIM users to leave IMs for users who are not currently online. When the user comes back online, the MessageSaver bot will transmit the saved message to the user.
Open Source subprofile project for AOL Instant Messenger, written in PERL.
Under the guise of building yet another AOL Instant Messenger bot, this project will assist those interrested in doing so, to become better aquainted with the ins and outs of perl and some of the more popular modules available.
The RSS-IM Gateway allows you to let visitors read your RSS feed through an Instant Messgaing client, using AIM, MSN, ICQ, YIM, or Jabber. A Perl application, it is very easy to set up and can easily handle the hundreds of users you can expect to use it.
Robust Instant Messenger(RIM): provides a modular design for implementing an instant messenger and allows for easily adding features/options/enhancements/interfaces
The SDBA Revolution Instant Messaging Application Server is a server for hosting IM applications. It uses a web server framework to provide a familiar architecture for developers, plus customizatins specifically for Instant Messaging Applications.
Slackem is an instant messenger client compatible with aim. It is written using various Perl libraries and Tk.