[jdev] Re: MSN: an open protocol?

Mattias Campe Mattias.Campe at UGent.be
Fri Jun 11 08:04:08 CDT 2004

Joe Hildebrand wrote:
> As far as I know, the MSN service uses MSNP, a proprietary which really
> doesn't have anything to do with SIMPLE.  The Live Communication Server
> (LCS) client uses a proprietary flavor of SIMPLE.
> Hypothesis: the SIMPLE work wasn't complete in several areas, so MS had to
> roll its own protocol
> Evidence: packet traces show lots of SIMPLE packets with x-vnd-microsoft
> MIME types

Thnk you for the information!


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