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bitlbee-purple 3.6 IRC to instant messaging gateway (using Pidgin's libpurple)

BitlBee brings IM (instant messaging) to IRC clients, for people who have an IRC client running all the time and don't want to run an additional IM client. BitlBee currently supports XMPP/Jabber (including Google Talk), MSN Messenger, Yahoo! Messenger, AIM and ICQ, and the Twitter microblogging network (plus all other Twitter API compatible services like and