This fork exists to facilitate the development of Switchboard and Dovetail until the next official release of xmpp4r:
$ sudo gem install mojodna-xmpp4r -s http://gems.github.com
This fork contains the following branches:
ripta/chat-state-notification - Chat State Notification (XEP-0085) (suitable for merging)
oauth - OAuth (XEP-0235), initially supporting PubSub queries (WIP)
user-location - User Location (XEP-0080) (suitable for merging)
You can find info about the xmpp4r project and how to contribute at the project home page:
If you need to ask questions, or want feedback on proposed changes please feel free to ask them on the 'firstname.lastname@example.org' mailing list. You can join or view archives of the mailing list at:
If you are having a problem and would like to report it to the mailing list please include a protocol dump which can be enabled in your code with:
Jabber::debug = true
Lucas Nussbaum <email@example.com> Stephan Maka <firstname.lastname@example.org> Kirill A. Shutemov <email@example.com> Yuki Mitsui Peter Schrammel Olli Vojtech Vobr Andreas Wiese Chris Zelenak Matthew Wood Sam Ruby Glenn Rempe <firstname.lastname@example.org> Tim Carey-Smith Scott Lillibridge Joshua Sierles Ripta Pasay <email@example.com> Seth Fitzsimmons
The source for xmpp4r is managed using the Git SCM and can be found in our GitHub.com project page:
There are a number of ways that you can install xmpp4r depending on your needs and the methods you prefer.
Install over the network using RubyGems
You can install the current release of the xmpp4r library from a stable release gem on RubyForge using RubyGems:
sudo gem install xmpp4r
Install over the network using a Debian package
You can install the current release of the xmpp4r library from a stable release copy on your .deb friendly linux system (e.g. Debian or Ubuntu) using apt:
sudo apt-get install libxmpp4r-ruby
Install from local source code (Developers Only)
If you have a local Git clone of the source repository or a tarball you can install xmpp4r using several methods. First you'll need to get a local copy.
Clone the Git repository (recommended):
git clone git://github.com/ln/xmpp4r.git
OR download a stable release tarball from:
OR download a snapshot of the latest source in .tar.gz format from:
Install : Using Rake
# Show all available rake tasks cd xmpp4r/ rake -T # Package up the gem file and install it rake gem:install
Install : Using setup.rb
This will install a copy of the library in your Ruby path and does not require RubyGems to be installed.
cd xmpp4r/ ./setup.rb
XMPP4R is released under the Ruby license (see the LICENSE file), which is compatible with the GNU GPL (see the COPYING file) via an explicit dual-licensing clause.