[JDEV] apple iChat using jabber?

Tijl Houtbeckers thoutbeckers at splendo.com
Fri Sep 20 13:31:59 CDT 2002

"Nathan J. Mehl" <memory-jabber at blank.org> wrote on 20-9-2002 20:09:27:
>Some preliminary network sniffing by some friends of mine suggests
>that Apple's iChat client, which uses AOL's OSCAR protocol to
>communicate with AOL's IM servers, uses Jabber when communicating with
>other iChat clients when it "discovers" them via Rendevous/Zeroconf.
>This is _very_ interesting news to me, for despite the work of the
>jabberfox and tvjab folks, the state of MacOS client support for
>jabber is still notoriously shaky.  Does anybody from the Jabber
>foundation have any comment on this?

I posted this to the list once before. Jeremy Miller announced this 
during JabberConf Europe. I also believe he mentioned that there had 
been some kind of contact with Apple after this discovery, but I don't 
know the details on that. 

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