Aaron Weiss reviews DBabble, a commercial chat/communications
server that runs under Red Hat Linux, among other operating
systems. He writes:
"Despite allegations that the Internet facilitates an asocial
society, the fact remains that most people use the Internet to yap
-- whether in e-mail or instant messages or discussion forums. This
is not to say that yapping is a trivial thing; communication is
vital to us all, and software manufacturers crowd the field with
their attempts to appeal to our communications needs."
"With DBabble, NetWin has tried to appeal to a variety of
communications needs within one integrated messaging center. With
the DBabble server running on a compatible host system, users who
connect to the host can exchange instant messages, engage in
one-on-one real-time conversation, leave messages or attachments
for each other, post to threaded discussion forums, or join
real-time chat rooms. The flexible system lets users participate
through a variety of channels: a Web-based interface supported by
clients, and NetWin's own client software...."
"DBabble promises to unify many of an organization's
communications needs. It meets that promise -- to a point. Further
polish and improved support documentation will add luster to
DBabble, but its core offering is available now, and it is sound
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