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Convince them to use an other prog, it's a good idea... Why not Jabber? I'm using it since a few month and I'm a very happy user of it. I ...
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    Convince them to use an other prog, it's a good idea...
    Why not Jabber? I'm using it since a few month and I'm a very happy user
    of it. I succeed in convincing my whole family to work and chat under that protocol instead of msn and friends too.
    Get's some clue:
    http://www.jabber.org/
    I'm using GAIM under linux and psi under W$

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    well Poo on Microsoft ... for like the millionth time. I guess im just going to have to start using ICQ now for the people i talk to that are intimidated by IRC.
    Quickdraw returns ... more news at 11!

    I like to try all flavors of the rainbow. Running SuSE 10.1 on my laptop, Windows XP on my desktop, and an Mac OS X on my Mac powerbook.

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    Man...the people I talk to are intimidated by ICQ.
    "Time is an illusion. Lunchtime, doubly so."
    ~Douglas Adams, The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy

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    word? hrmm .. i just don't like ICQ cause i always get blasted by Filipino ladies wanting to talk about America. and waaaaay too much spamming going on via ICQ too.
    Quickdraw returns ... more news at 11!

    I like to try all flavors of the rainbow. Running SuSE 10.1 on my laptop, Windows XP on my desktop, and an Mac OS X on my Mac powerbook.

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    that's just weird, quickdraw.. and i have to wonder what you're doing to attract them..
    Their code will be beautiful, even if their desks are buried in 3 feet of crap. - esr

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    Quote Originally Posted by sarumont
    Man...the people I talk to are intimidated by ICQ.
    And Jabber?

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    I'd hate to think what would happen should I tell them all to use Jabber......
    "Time is an illusion. Lunchtime, doubly so."
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    I use Jabber also. I think this is a good way forward and away from M$/M$N

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    I don't use any IM stuff. irc is the way

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