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RE: Most stable MSN and ICQ support?

I think the best bet for a stable client is to run a good Windows client
like Trillian under Wine. In fact, Wine seems perfect for this purpose,
since the windows stuff has better protocol support and the API needs
are pretty mild.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Rob Weir [mailto:rweir@softhome.net]
> Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 7:54 PM
> To: debian-user@lists.debian.org
> Subject: Re: Most stable MSN and ICQ support?
> On Sat, Aug 31, 2002 at 06:36:43PM -0400, Chun Kit Edwin Lau wrote:
> > Hi everyone,
> >
> > 	I want to find a stable MSN and ICQ client but don't know which
> > one is.  I know that icq changes its protocol a while ago.  Don't
> > if any client support it.  Are Gaim and Gabber ok?  Thanx
> AFAIK, gabber uses the Jabber protocol to talk to a Jabber server.
> Jabber server can run various gateways that let you communicate with
> no-Jabber IM networks; e.g. MSN, ICQ, AIM.  Support for these other
> networks varies from Jabber-server to Jabber-server; I've tried a few
> (tipic.com, myjabber.net, a couple of others I can't think of right
> now), but none of them seem to support ICQ all that well (lots of
> messages disappearing, both to and from me).
> -rob

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