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[ale] messenger

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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