Integration with libpurple and AndStatus

In order for diaspora to succeed, its seeds need to be spread far. I believe it would be very helpful for diaspora and its community if it was able to be accessed from other libraries, programs, clients, aggregators, etc, such as Pidgin and AndStatus.

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So the built-in (albeit experimental) XMPP server already supports clients using Pidgin/libpurple.

How can I help test this?