MSN messaging in Python

Version 0.4.1 - January 15, 2004


  • Login; logout
  • Presence states (online, away, etc.)
  • Full-fledged API-supported friend list management
  • Privacy settings
  • Chat conversations (start, join, leave)
  • Instant messages
  • Typing notifications
  • HTTP proxy (tunnelling) support


This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.


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January 15, 2004
Version 0.4.1 released. This release fixes critical issues in the friend list management functions.

Howie the Chatterbot uses for its MSN front-end.
December 24, 2003
Released version 0.4.0. This version upgrades the library to version 8 of the MSN Messenger protocol.

Also, check out the wiki.
May 30, 2003
Version 0.3 released. Includes full support for friend list management, enhancements to session/chat APIs, minor bug fixes, and a new tutorial.
May 28, 2003
The Adium project is using as a reference implementation. Adium is a Cocoa-based instant messaging application for Mac OS X.
May 27, 2003 featured on Secret Labs AB's Daily Python-URL.

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