LinuxDevices: Linux Mobile Phones Gain Instant Messaging/Presence Stack

[ Thanks to Jason
for this link. ]

“Indian mobile phone and carrier software vendor Jataayu is
porting its Instant Messaging and Presence Service (IMPS) stack to
Linux, along with several other device software stacks. It expects
to ship several browsing and messaging clients for Linux devices in
Q4, 2005, with initial support for MontaVista’s Mobilinux OS.

“Jataayu began beta tests of its IMPS stack last month, saying
ongoing convergence between mobile and wired networks will provide
new revenue opportunites in the IM space, particularly as IM
applications gain voice, video, and other advanced chat