NewsForge: AOL Opens ICQ Interface, But Will Anyone Care?
Apr 29, 2004, 10:00 (3 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Jay Lyman)
"America Online last week announced a new version of its ICQ
instant messaging service, based on an open programming interface
known as Xtraz. Will the move to open ICQ development win the
hearts of developers...?
"Most notable about the new ICQ, however, is the open API that
America Online claims will enable developers to pick and choose new
services as they are available and also create new ICQ features
that can be built separately from the core ICQ client, delivered
and automatically updated over time..."