Robert McCorkle wrote:
> I'm looking for an extension/plugin/whatever you call it (I'm new to 
> rails) to implement into rails.  i want a chat that probly will be 
> reinventing the wheel- though of course I'd love to grab code similar 
> to lingr or moreso campfire but I don't see that type of project in 
> works by anyone else, looks like they gave up and said use lingr or 
> campfire for their purposes.
>
> Currently I use lace but the ajax is too slow and requires too much 
> server talk and it goes into overflow- whereas all the ruby 
> implementations i've seen are incredible and allow for scalability of 
> larger groups of people!  (more than 7 unlike lace that starts getting 
> clunky).  Sure it'd be great if i could offer the ability to connect 
> through existing chat plugins such as jabber/irc/google/etc.  But baby 
> steps- I just need an initial chat to start off with that is similar 
> to campfire/lingr as that's my approach that I'm wanting to take and 
> add customization after that.
>

This list is a general Ruby mailing list. The Ruby On Rails list is a 
Google Groups list: http://groups.google.com/group/rubyonrails-talk. I'm 
pretty sure there'll be a whole lot of folks on that list who can help. 
Good luck!