[Members] GTalk/AIM compatibility?

bear bear42 at gmail.com
Fri May 20 02:10:49 UTC 2011

On Thu, May 19, 2011 at 21:29,  <jehan at zemarmot.net> wrote:
> Hi all,
> Have you seen this feature in Gmail where they announced possibility to add
> AIM contact without having a AIM address?
> http://www.google.com/support/chat/bin/answer.py?hl=en&answer=1281761
> I had hope that as real federation and not just a special agreement between
> Google and AOL. So I made some SRV records check, they don't have a
> xmpp-client BUT they indeed have a xmpp-server one!
> jehan at marmot-balladeuse:~$ ring _xmpp-server._tcp.aol.com
> aol.com. has a xmpp-server service record on tcp:
>        priority  = 0
>        weight = 1
>        port = 5269
>        target = xmpp.gxmpp.oscar.aol.com.
> So that looks like real federation!
> I unfortunately know none with a AIM address! Would anyone mind testing if
> you have actual AIM contact?
> Because that's really BIG news if any XMPP user (not only Gtalk ones) can
> contact any AIM user from now on and that really deserves a blog post!

my AIM contact is codebear42 and I have a client up now if you want to test

> Jehan


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bear at code-bear.com (xmpp, email)
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