ITP: tnt -- An AIM client for Emacs
Sorry, I forgot to CC this to debian-devel:
TNT is an Emacs client for AIM, AOL's free instant messaging service.
Using TNT, you can, from the comfort of your Emacs window, check
whether friends and coworkers are online, send them "instant
messages", and join them in multi-party private chat sessions.
You can find TNT at
Preliminary packaging is at
The licence is a bit restrictive, so the package will end up in non-free
(if it gets in at all):
;;;; Copyright (c) 1998 America Online, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
;;;; AOL grants you ("Licensee") a non-exclusive, royalty free, license to
;;;; use, modify and redistribute this software in source and binary code
;;;; form, provided that i) this copyright notice and license appear on all
;;;; copies of the software; and ii) Licensee does not utilize the software
;;;; in a manner which is disparaging to AOL.
;;;; This software is provided "AS IS," without a warranty of any kind. ALL
;;;; EXPRESS OR IMPLIED CONDITIONS, REPRESENTATIONS AND WARRANTIES, INCLUDING
;;;; ANY IMPLIED WARRANTY OF MERCHANTABILITY, FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE
;;;; OR NON-INFRINGEMENT, ARE HEREBY EXCLUDED. AOL AND ITS LICENSORS SHALL NOT
;;;; BE LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES SUFFERED BY LICENSEE AS A RESULT OF USING,
;;;; MODIFYING OR DISTRIBUTING THE SOFTWARE OR ITS DERIVATIVES. IN NO EVENT
;;;; WILL AOL OR ITS LICENSORS BE LIABLE FOR ANY LOST REVENUE, PROFIT OR DATA,
;;;; OR FOR DIRECT, INDIRECT, SPECIAL, CONSEQUENTIAL, INCIDENTAL OR PUNITIVE
;;;; DAMAGES, HOWEVER CAUSED AND REGARDLESS OF THE THEORY OF LIABILITY, ARISING
;;;; OUT OF THE USE OF OR INABILITY TO USE SOFTWARE, EVEN IF AOL HAS BEEN
;;;; ADVISED OF THE POSSIBILITY OF SUCH DAMAGES.
;;;; This software is not designed or intended for use in on-line control of
;;;; aircraft, air traffic, aircraft navigation or aircraft communications;
;;;; or in the design, construction, operation or maintenance of any nuclear
;;;; facility. Licensee represents and warrants that it will not use or
;;;; redistribute the Software for such purposes.