1. Create (or use an existing) 'Group Chat' AND 'Private Messaging' web application.
2. This must be integrated with [url removed, login to view], and use the existing login system.
3. The application must be light-weight, and able to load quickly.
4. The application must use CSS, and have the same visual style as [url removed, login to view]
5. By default the chat should not be visible. Only when the user receives a private message, a window should appear.
6. the application must really load quickly (per 3). It should load on every page of my current php site as the user conducts there browsing activity.
7. any open messenger windows should stay open (or reopen) when the user goes to a new page.
8. the user must be able to create and join chat rooms
9. the user muse be able to initiate a private chat with any other user.
10. the application must use a mysql backend.
11. any messages sent while the user is off-line should be received the next time the user logs in.
In your bid, please state:
1. Server Side Language
2. If you will use AJAX
3. If you will use Comit