eWeek: Linspire Gives Linux IM a Voice
Jul 18, 2004, 14:00 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by Ellen Muraskin, Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols)
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[ Thanks to sjvn for this
"Linspire, aka Lindows, has taken the popular open-source Gaim
IM client, which interoperates with AIM, MSN, ICQ and Yahoo IM
services, and enhanced it with SIP (Session Initiation
Protocol)-based VOIP services. The resulting program, PhoneGaim,
enables users to communicate by voice as well as by IM chat.
"PhoneGaim users will be able to use one buddy list for both IM
and voice, according to San Diego, Calif.-based Linspire. The
program will show phone icons next to users' screen names, and they
can be called with a click..."