GNU Freetalk is a console based chat client for Google Hangout and other XMPP servers. It has context sensitive auto-completion for buddy names, commands, and even ordinary English words. Similar to GNU Emacs, You can customize and extend Freetalk with Scheme language.
Freetalk can be found on the main GNU ftp server: http://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/freetalk/ (via HTTP) and ftp://ftp.gnu.org/gnu/freetalk/ (via FTP). It can also be found on the GNU mirrors; please use a mirror if possible.
Documentation for Freetalk is available online, as is documentation for most GNU software. You may also find more information about Freetalk by running info freetalk or man freetalk, or by looking at /usr/share/doc/freetalk/, /usr/local/doc/freetalk/, or similar directories on your system. A brief summary is available by running freetalk --help.
Freetalk has the following mailing lists:
- freetalk-dev is for general user help and discussion around Freetalk, including development and enhancement requests, as well as bug reports.
Security reports that should not be made immediately public can be sent directly to the maintainer. If there is no response to an urgent issue, you can escalate to the general security mailing list for advice.
Development of Freetalk, and GNU in general, is a volunteer effort, and you can contribute. For information, please read How to help GNU. If you'd like to get involved, it's a good idea to join the discussion mailing list (see above).
Freetalk 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 3 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.