Re: firmware status for eagle-usb-*
> > It does make me curious what the AIM situation is today: I'm assuming
> > the current clients work out-of-the-box, without making you download
> > AIM and stick it somewhere before it works. (My Windows client, Trillian,
> > does, too.) If they dropped this particular approach, it makes me
> > wonder why ...
> gaim appears to work around this by querying a web service at
> gaim.sourceforge.net to get the right data to send back. Neither
> gaim-1.0.2 nor Debian seem to provide this: another place where gaim
> effectively requires non-Debian software.
we have the code to do that still, but its not currently necessary. at
one point aol was requiring a hash of a given chunck of a given file.
when that didn't work, they switched to asking for invalid chunks
(beyond the end of the file for instance, or a 0 byte chunck). then they
gave up and currently aren't even asking for that. we kept the code
around in the client just in case they turn it back on.
> Michael Poole
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