[jdev] Yahoo / Google Talk interop

Justin Karneges justin-keyword-jabber.093179 at affinix.com
Wed Jun 18 21:12:07 CDT 2008

On Wednesday 18 June 2008 18:30:18 Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 18, 2008 at 04:39:25PM -0700, Steven Peterson wrote:
> > As seen on the InterWebs:
> >
> > http://online.wsj.com/article/SB121366428372879463.html?mod=googlenews_ws
> >j
> >
> > Does anybody know if Yahoo / Google Talk interop will use XMPP?
> I have no idea. But given that Yahoo has been experimenting with XMPP in
> Yahoo Live, Fire Eagle, etc., it would not shock me. Of course, I don't
> know how the Google-AIM interoperability happens, either (is that just a
> dual protocol stack in the Google Talk client?).

At the very least, you need an AIM account to use AIM through GTalk, so it's 
clearly not federated.

What's interesting is that Yahoo federates with MSN.  Somehow I don't see 
Microsoft's blessing on a Yahoo<->GTalk federation due to the doors that 
would open.

My hopes are on Facebook..


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