[Juser] Voice/Video over Jabber?

Dotan Cohen dotancohen at gmail.com
Thu Oct 18 15:29:32 CDT 2007


On 18/10/2007, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im> wrote:
> 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.
>
> Peter

Thanks. I understand that Jabber can work with gateways to the other protocols:
http://what-is-what.com/what_is/jabber.html

That's why I asked.

Dotan Cohen

A: Because it messes up the order in which people normally read text.
Q: Why is top-posting such a bad thing?



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