lwqq means light weight QQ (also Linux webqq). It provide a library for the webqq protocol.
lwqq is designed as cross platform and also provide a Python API to support quick development.
lwqq is currently used in many open source projects. The most well known is pidgin-lwqq
lwqq is licenced under the GPLv3 License.
Most of lwqq's dependencies are optional. It means that you can write some own implementations and embed it into a small applications.
A brief install guide:
mkdir build;cd build cmake .. make sudo make install make python # create python egg install package easy_install python/dist/*.egg # install python bindings (optional)
You can fin more details concerning the build process in the wiki
To create a Debian package from the source:
mkdir build;cd build cmake .. cpack