IMLogger provides a usable program to enable network administrators to log certain instant messaging activities (namely, login and logout). AOL is currently supported, with Yahoo, MSN, and Jabber protocols in the works. This is very useful in Universities where campus police want to trace a SN back to a port/dorm room.
LogBot is an IRC bot that creates Web-based logs in XHTML format. It uses the PircBot API to connect to an IRC server and is useful for disseminating online conferences and discussions of interest groups to those who do not use IRC. mIRC-style coloring is used and URLs are hyperlinked.
StatsServ is a little program which emulates an ever smaller IRC server (in regard to the commands it handles) and transfers statistics from IRC into a database. You can then use the data, for example, on a Web site where you want to display the latest statistics. Statistics consist of the uptime of each server in the network, a list of channels, including their topic (except for secret (+s) and private (+p) channels), and the number of users in the network. You can normally get these statistics via /stats u, /list, and /lusers (if /stats u is supported on the network and enabled for normal users).
python-jabberbot is a Jabber bot framework for Python that makes it easy to write simple Jabber bots. One can use these Jabber bots to provide information about running systems, to make Web sites interact with Jabber-enabled visitors, or notify the bot owner about updates or changes that are monitored with custom Python scripts.