sendxmpp is a perl-script to send XMPP (jabber) messages, similar to
what mail(1) does for mail. XMPP is an open, non-proprietary protocol
for instant messaging. See www.jabber.org for more information.
sendxmpp was written by me, Dirk-Jan C. Binnema, and is available under
the term of the GNU General Public License v2. The hard work is done by
Ryan Eatmon's Net::XMPP-modules, and you need have them installed for
sendxmpp to work. Current maintainer is Lubomir Host 'rajo' <rajo AT
Obviously, you also need a jabber account; they are freely available
at jabber.org, but you can also install your own servers.
sendxmpp is already in use for monitoring remote servers (servers can
warn by sending xmpp-messages), and watching CVS commit messages
(developers are all connected to a XMPP-chatroom to which messages are
I am interested in hearing about other uses.
Lubomir Host 'rajo' <rajo AT platon.sk>
Jabber: <rajo AT jabber.platon.sk> (IM)
Platon Group <email@example.com> http://platon.org/