Re: Anyone using Compuserve/AOL as an ISP?
On Mon, Apr 28, 2003 at 09:50:14AM -0600, Jamin W. Collins wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2003 at 11:22:54AM -0400, Kevin McKinley wrote:
> > It isn't possible to use Linux with a Compuserve/AOL account. The AOL
> > login protocol is proprietary, and AOL will not publish the
> > information to allow programmers to write a login program for Linux.
> That doesn't seem to be entirely correct:
Little further looking seems to indicate that they hit a small snafu
with AOL and have since relocated for legal reasons:
Jamin W. Collins
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