oscast: Where Are the Zeroconf IM Clients?
Apr 10, 2003, 10:00 (8 Talkback[s])
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[ Thanks to Eric
Peterson for this link. ]
"At the company where I work, I had been assigned the task of
finding an inexpensive instant messaging solution for our company's
"Upon completing what seemed like an infinite number of search
requests, I was baffled to find as few as two highly obscure
'Rend-conf*' client packages that were available for our mixed
network consisting of Windows and Linux operating systems.
"One, an open source solution named Jabber, which required that
users sign-on to their network of *external* users (Apparently my
desired 'Rend-conf*' technology was an afterthought-add-on rather
than the dedicated feature that it needed to be...)"