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:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Thursday, September 05, 2002 7:54 PM
> To: email@example.com
> 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).