Poezio is a console-based client for XMPP, the protocol on which the Jabber IM network is built. Its goal is to let you connect to the network very easily (without having to create an account) and join various chatrooms immediately. It tries to look like the most famous IRC clients (such as weechat and irssi). Many commands are identical and you won't be lost if you already know these clients. Configuration can be done in a configuration file or directly from the client. It embodies the light, fast, geeky, and anonymous spirit of IRC while using a new, powerful, standard, and open protocol.
sxmppd is a server for the XMPP (Jabber) chat protocol. While other, functional XMPP servers exist, they are not as simple or have many dependencies. It supports user authentication, SSL, roster management, presence updates and subscriptions, messaging (local users), group chat, and file-based server configuration.