In comp.os.linux.advocacy, Peter Köhlmann
on Fri, 08 Dec 2006 01:26:06 +0100
> Erik Funkenbusch wrote:
>> On Thu, 07 Dec 2006 19:29:09 +0000, Roy Schestowitz wrote:
>>> Is Microsoft Missing the IM Interoperability Boat?
>>> ,----[ Quote ]
>>>| IBM's Lotus Sametime 7.5 instant messaging customers can now
>>>| communicate with users of AIM and Google Talk, and will be able
>>>| to do so with Yahoo Messenger in a matter of weeks.
>>> Still seeking a monopoly (platform- and network-wise) that's sustainable
>>> by offering no choice...
>> MSN Messenger and Yahoo IM both interoperate with each others networks.
> What an achievement
> Are we expected to cheer now?
Obviously. After all, MSN is the better solution.
One hopes that Yahoo and GAIM can reach an understanding.
I'm frankly not sure what the problem is, since RFC1459
has been around for awhile -- although most likely Yahoo
has extended it.
Murphy was an optimist.
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