[JDEV] AIM-T Buddy List Import

Julian Missig julian at jabber.org
Wed Dec 19 00:37:57 CST 2001

JabberTools will import from an export AIM buddy list...
email: julian at jabber.org
jabber:julian at jabber.org

JD Conley wrote:

> I'm running AIM-T 0.9.23 and it doesn't appear to 
> import buddy list contacts from AIM.  Is it supposed 
> to?  If not, why not?  Does a newer version import?  
> MSN-T seems to.  GAIM imports your buddy list and AFAIK 
> it's based on libfaim as well.  It seems it would be 
> relatively trivial to add that import process into AIM-
> T.  Or not.  What do I know.  ;-)
> I just know I have 160 buddies on my AIM buddy list and 
> would like to avoid adding those to my roster 
> manually!  I suppose I could write something to parse 
> AIM's persisted buddy list and throw it in Jabber's XML 
> format and add that to my user.xml, but that's just not 
> a very sexy solution.

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