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oscast: Where Are the Zeroconf IM Clients?

Apr 10, 2003, 10:00 (8 Talkback[s])

[ 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 intranet...

"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...)"

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