[Juser] Voice/Video over Jabber?

Nico Gulden gulden at lisog.org
Thu Oct 18 06:42:27 CDT 2007

Peter Saint-Andre schrieb:
> On Tue, Oct 16, 2007 at 10:50:21AM +0200, Dotan Cohen wrote:
>> I regularly convert friend's machines from Windows (usually XP) to
>> Linux (Usually Ubuntu or Fedora). A recent convert is a very heavy IM
>> user, who needs an IM client that has these capabilities:
>> 1) Text chat
>> 2) Voice chat
>> 3) Video chat
>> 4) Send File
> Heck, we're still working to get all those working well in Jabber. :)
>> And it needs to work with these protocols:
>> 1) MSN
>> 2) Yahoo
>> 3) ICQ
> We work on Jabber here, not closed technologies.
> There *are* multi-protocol clients like Pidgin that support Jabber and
> closed technologies like MSN, Yahoo, and ICQ. But I don't know if they 
> do text, voice, video, and file transfer for MSN, Yahoo, and ICQ. Each 
> one of those closed silos does things in a different way.

Pidgin and the other multi-protocoll clients just do text and maybe file
transfer. Voice and video are not available for them. File transfer does
work with some clients. I remember testing it with pidgin on ICQ and it


> Peter

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