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Introducing Communiqué
Published on August 3, 2021 by Sam Whited

Today we're announcing Communiqué, a new XMPP client with a Terminal User Interface (TUI) developed cooperatively under the Mellium umbrella!

Though Communiqué is still in a very early stage of development, it's ready to be tried out (by developers) right now. You can find the source code at

Right now the clients features are extremely limited, but we're beginning to think about a roadmap towards an official release and what features should be included.

Truth be told, we've had Communiqué on the back burner for a long time as a client where we'd experiment with new extensions and UI ideas, but until recently we weren't planning on ever developing it into a full client. However, that has changed and it's now ready for contributors and even some basic use cases!

We'll be doing a live demo of the client at 1600 UTC today, 3rd August 2021 for the XMPP Office Hours if you'd like to see it in action:
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