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Re: Jabber translation [Was: gaim login to messenger (msn)]

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On Sat, 25 Feb 2006 18:09:16 +0000
Magnus Therning <magnus@therning.org> wrote:

> On Sat, Feb 25, 2006 at 09:29:37AM -0800, Paul Johnson wrote:
> >On Saturday 25 February 2006 04:56, Alex Nordstrom wrote:
> >
> >> Another solution is to use the Jabber network, which is also
> >> supported by Gaim. Some servers on the Jabber network provide
> >> gateway services to other networks so that, normally, clients do
> >> not need to update when the proprietary half of the network
> >> changes. The Jabber protocol is also less likely to change
> >> unexpectedly and become backwards-incompatible like the
> >> proprietary alternatives.
> >>
> >> http://www.jabber.org/
> >
> >This is ultimately what we needed; all the multiprotocol IM clients
> >are merely a bad hack in comparison to just making an open network
> >in the first place.
> Has anyone ever gotten it to work?
> I was very happy to find out Google federated GTalk a while back, and
> I was hoping that this'd mean I could ditch Gaim and use a Jabber-only
> client. However, after trying several translation servers I have still
> no access to my MSN/Yahoo accounts and the contacts I have there...

I've never tried it with MSN or Yahoo, but I setup a jabber server on a
Sarge server a while back. The gateway feature works great for aim, in
my experience.

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