This page describes GNU Messenger,
a secure messaging system. GNU Messenger is a messaging system
that attempts to keep your conversations private from everyone except the
intended recipient. It is compatible with existing IM networks and allows you
to communicate with other GM users even when you're not using a native server.
GNU autoconf support.
NNIM client uses GTK on non-windows systems.
Interoperates with other popular IM networks.
Separate frontend and backend - easy to write new clients.
Buddy list - See what friends you have online.
Messages - Send a message to someone.
Basic encryption support - Make sure no one else reads your message
Plugins - Extend the server and client in any way imaginable.
Most of the documentation for GM is in the source and is generated via DOC++.
Here is a link to an outdated version: Developer
documentation. If you want information please e-mail the developers
directly or join the mailing
Contact Lead Developer:
Jesse Lovelace - jllovela at ncsu dot edu