libyahoo2 - A C library for Yahoo! Messenger

libyahoo2 version 1.0.1 - 26 Jul 2010

libyahoo2 is a C library interface to the new Yahoo! Messenger protocol. It supports major features of the protocol.

Feature list

libyahoo2 does not yet have support for Voice messages, nor for IMvironments.


libyahoo2 can use glib version 1.2 or version 2 if you have them and want them.


Please direct any comments or questions to the libyahoo2-users mailing list.

Authors / Contributors

Philip S Tellis philip . tellis AT gmx . net Maintainer
Steve McAndrewSmith steve AT finalge . org Code cleanups
MichaŽl Kamp miksun AT users . sourceforge . net Webcam Support
Wayne Parrott wayne_p AT pacific . net . au Yahoo Chat
Ray Van Dolson rayvd AT bludgeon . org Fedora Packager / Release
Siddhesh Poyarekar siddhesh . poyarekar AT gmail . com YMSG16 Support

libyahoo2 is derivative of the yahoo module from gaim. The following persons have contributed to gaim:

  Copyright © 1998-1999, Mark Spencer <markster AT>
	      1998-1999, Adam Fritzler <afritz AT>
	      1998-2002, Rob Flynn <rob AT>
	      2000-2002, Eric Warmenhoven <eric AT>
	      2001-2002, Brian Macke <macke AT>
		   2001, Anand Biligiri S <abiligiri AT>
		   2001, Valdis Kletnieks
		   2002, Sean Egan <bj91704 AT>
		   2002, Toby Gray <toby.gray AT>

This library also uses code from other libraries, namely:
Portions from libfaim copyright 1998, 1999 Adam Fritzler <afritz AT>
Portions of Sylpheed copyright 2000-2002 Hiroyuki Yamamoto <hiro-y AT>

Thanks also to Rodney Dawes for making the library versioned and introducing me to library versioning and redhat spec files.


libyahoo2 is Copyright © 2002-2010 The libyahoo2 Project Authors and Contributors. Distribution is under the terms of the GNU General Public Licence.


libyahoo2 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 1, or (at your option) any later version.

You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA


This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful, but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See either the GNU General Public License or the Artistic License for more details.