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Linux Speaks Your Instant Messaging Dialect

Sep 30, 2008, 16:04 (1 Talkback[s])
(Other stories by David M Williams)

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"In fact, Pidgin supports no less than 17 different IM protocols! As well as the four popular ones I mentioned above -- MSN, ICQ, Yahoo and AIM -- there is Bonjour, Facebook Chat, Gadu-Gadu, Google Talk, Groupwise, IRC, MySpaceIM, QQ, SILC, SIMPLE, Sametime, XMPP and Zephyr.

"Some of these are found in the corporate world -- for instance, Sametime is a component of the Lotus Domino suite. Similarly, Groupwise is also an enterprise offering."

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