[jdev] Announcement of SNIMMER aplication

Tobias Markmann tmarkmann at googlemail.com
Mon Aug 14 13:00:26 CDT 2006

Cool application. So i don't need to register to a transport and offer my
password when I just want to talk to someone on a forign network. Really
useful to people who don't talk to identities on other networks that often.

On 8/14/06, Alexey Nezhdanov <snake at penza-gsm.ru> wrote:
> Re-post. Previous one had broken "To" address :( Sorry for inconvenience.
> ---------------
> Hello.
> I'd like to make some sort of announcement here, hoping it is ok to post
> such
> things on jdev.
> I am participating for some time already in SNIMMER project. This project
> makes heavy use of jabber to let users of separated IM networks chat with
> each other by using some mediator that will transparently transcode
> messages
> forth and back. As you understand - the idea is very much like jabber
> transports with the exception that user of such transport is not
> neccessary
> jabber user.
> I think you can get the idea by looking at this page:
> http://www.snimmer.com/
> - you can type in any pair of IM contacts (say, yahoo and MSN) and it will
> interconnect them.
> That part of the project is intended to go opensource in nearest future
> (after
> it will go beta, currently it is expected to be within one month).
> Another idea of the same application is to let webmasters chat with
> website
> visitors. Technically that differs from first part only by the fact that
> one
> of sides of the conversation is not typed in by anybody but is
> auto-generated
> and auto-connected by the script that assotiated with some particular url.
> You can find some more info here:
> http://www.snimmer.com/
> http://www.snimmer.com/message_board.html/technology/SNIMMER_Blog/
> http://www.snimmer.com/messages/viewmessage.html/technology/SNIMMER_Blog/214
> --
> Respectfully
> Alexey Nezhdanov
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