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- Subject: [ale] messenger
- From: esoteric at 3times25.net (Geoffrey)
- Date: Tue, 12 Mar 2002 12:22:50 -0500
David S. Jackson wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 11, 2002 at 04:19:30PM -0500 phrostie <pfrostie at yahoo.com> wrote:
>>i have a friend that i've been trying to get online for years.
>>he finally made the jump into the internet, but insists that i contact him on
>>MSN messenger. is there a linux workaround?
> gaim supports the msn messenger protocol. you have to register
> with msn, though. ugh.
Which means you have to get a M$ passport, which means you're giving
away your privacy to Microsoft. Nope, not for me. I'd tell my friend
to go to another service.
> you might try to persuade him to join yahoo or icq or aim or some
> such. gaim supports all of those protocols pretty well.
Until later: Geoffrey esoteric at 3times25.net
I didn't have to buy my radio from a specific company to listen
to FM, why doesn't that apply to the Internet (anymore...)?
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