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Hello,

We DESPERATELY need a wonderful php-based chatroom that functions FAST, no long delays between entering text and it appearing.  The only real "special" feature we need is private chats.  Anything else is gravy.  Please, if you know of one, point us to its URL.

Many thanks,

Yunkaa  
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by:aolXFT
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I've heard that X7 performs okay, but I haven't any first hand experience.

You can find a list of PHP chat scripts at hotscripts

http://www.hotscripts.com/PHP/Scripts_and_Programs/Chat_Scripts/index.html
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by:yunkaa
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Hi aolXFT,

THanks so much for the reccomendation.  THAT'S what we're looking for... if antone has heard or seen a specific good one, PLEASE, PLEASE post that name.  Going to check X7 now and, again, thanks so much for your tip!  Those little things you experts hear can really bail us out now.

Best wishes,

Yunkaa
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by:yunkaa
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Also,

We could use Perl.  So, if you know of one in Perl, PHP, even ASP... please let us know what you've seen or heard.

Many thanks,  

Yunkaa
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perl ones.
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Script/Perl/Chat>       http://www.cgisearch.nu/Script/Perl/Chat/
Perl/Chat>    http://cgi.resourceindex.com/Programs_and_Scripts/Perl/Chat/
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u can customize these 2 aboves.

also check out:
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http://research.invantix.com/chat/
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also check out:
http://www.quickchat.org/
http://chat.magma.ca/

[applet based]
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http://www.freewarejava.com/applets/chat.shtml
http://www.xenafan.com/javachat/

some free JSP/Java Servlet Chats:
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Chat_Systems>  http://www.hotscripts.com/Java/JSP_and_Servlets/Chat_Systems/
[you could probably customize these easily if you know java]

some scripts that you could customize:
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Chat_Scripts>      http://www.freeperlcode.com/guide/Chat_Scripts/
http://www.cgiextremes.com/Scripts/Chat/page3.php3

these java ones are good but not necessarily free:
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DigiChat, its really good.
This one is pretty good:
http://www.volano.com/features.html

Some other options:
http://www.parachat.com/parachat.htm
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by:shivsa
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Also try this too.
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It is chat moock>   http://www.moock.org/chat/moockComm.zip 
It has the source code for a Javabased chat server with a Flash interface.  
Go to http://www.moock.org/chat to see it in action.
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More perl chat scripts.
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http://www.freeperlcode.com/guide/Chat_Scripts/
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by:paullamhkg
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you can also think of jabber, have a check here www.jabber.org
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by:yunkaa
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paullamhkg, Jabber looks interesting, but we couldn't find any demo chatrooms.  Do you know of one?

Many thanks,

Yun
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by:shivsa
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Did u check this.
It has the source code for a Javabased chat server with a Flash interface.  
Go to http://www.moock.org/chat to see it in action.
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by:paullamhkg
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have a check here http://www.jabber.org/user/publicservers.php there is list of open chat room using jabber, actually many chat room using this and modify the code and change to become their own :)
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I forgot to said you got to get a sign in 1st. check this one I like it http://www.jabber.org.au/?p=home
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