Instant chats and central servers

Shawn McMahon smcmahon at
Tue May 8 23:53:38 UTC 2001

On Tue, May 08, 2001 at 10:11:07PM +0200, poptix wrote:
>    FYI, there are ICQ servers you can run locally, but
> not for AIM or MSN, I would suggest an IRC server.

IRC pretty much requires you to sit there watching it, and has lots of
other limitations that make it less useful for this purpose than instant

Try Jabber; they have servers.

And, it can also talk to AIM, MSN, etc, although AOL is currently trying
to make that stop working.

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