I only use Google Talk, and was wondering if there were any jabber command line clients for windows? I prefer command-line as I use it a lot on a day to day basis, and it seems much easier. The client can be either some windows only program, or a python/ruby/perl script. anything is fine.
MCabber is a (quite popular, I think) text-mode client.
The multi-protocol client Pidgin offers a text client: Finch.
There is also Freetalk:
A plugin for irssi (which is an IRC client): irssi-xmpp
CenterIM5 supports XMPP (and GTalk) as well. It has a nice curses interface but requires you to type