use_name_as_alias is a script that reads a GAIM 2.0 BuddyList file (~/.gaim/blist.xml) and assigns aliases based on the contact's name, but only for contacts without a locally user-defined alias. This feature was present in GAIM 1.5, but was removed in 2.0. It makes use of the ElementTree.py module, which is included.
Claros Chat is a Web based instant messaging client which is capable of talking with a Jabber server. Claros Chat is well tested with Google Talk and it supports all major browsers such as Internet Explorer, Firefox, Safari, and Mozilla. It has a minimalistic and an elegant user interface which looks and feels a lot like a desktop application, since it uses AJAX. With the help of a Jabber server, creating your own corporate chat network and chatting with other networks such as MSN, ICQ, AOL, Yahoo IM is possible.