One of FlashChat's annoying bugs was that members would sometimes show as being in chat long after they had left FlashChat -- and the only way to fix it was to go down to the MySQL level.
BlaB 4 is AJAX based and best viewed with any browser chat system that supports PHP4/PHP5 and MySQL, SQLite & PostgreSQL databases.
BlaB 4 Features:
- High performance, extremely low bandwidth required
- Brand-free: no links back to us, you can remove the logo for free!
- Supports 99.8% of the available browsers: Microsoft Internet Explorer 5+, Opera 8.5+, Mozilla / Firefox and Konqueror / Safari / Google Chrome
- Supports smartphones and handhelds: iPhone & iPod Touch, Windows Mobile, Symbian S60 & UIQ3 -> Details
- NO FLASH & NO JAVA: no additional plugins / server modules required
- XHTML 1.0 STRICT and CSS2 compliant
- PHP4/PHP5 compatible: error_reporting(8), register_globals=off
- Multiple rooms with history that can be kept forever
- Whispering in public rooms
- One-to-one private chat
- Online status: Online, Away, Invisible
- 'http' links, emoticons, text formatting
- Bad words removal
- Banning by user and by IP address
- Custom timezone settings
- Sound notification on new messages, when the users online list is changed
- UTF-8 based multilanguage support.
- Integration with popular php scripts (vBulletin)
- Built-in registration system
- User avatars, uploading photos
- Skins to choose from
- Changeable topics for the chat rooms
- Password protected rooms
- Country recognition by IP [displaying a flag in the user profile]
- File sharing: upload and share files, upload and post images in chat
- Video: post & watch directly in chat YouTube and MetaCafe videos
- Ignore users