[windows2000] Re: Google Talk IM Beta

  • From: "Jim Kenzig Kenzig.com" <jkenzig@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: windows2000@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
  • Date: Tue, 30 Aug 2005 16:56:37 -0700 (PDT)

Google IM is currently compatible with Jabber.

Chris Berry <wrote:
We use jabber here, in fact I helped write part of the windows install docs.

Chris Berry
Information Advisory Manager
JM Associates

?If you have a strong enough why you can bear almost any how.? --Nietzsche

Jon Spriggs wrote:
> Rather than "unplugging" from IM, if you *need* internal IM tools, why
> not use Jabber? It's Open Source and there are Windows based
> implementations (http://www.jivesoftware.org/messenger/) that are free
> plus... the clients are free and adware unencumbered, plus (as I
> understand) it's more difficult to get viruses through it.
> Jon
> On 24/08/05, George Yobst wrote:
>>But there are SarbOx concerns for some:
>>On 8/24/05, Jim Kenzig Kenzig.com wrote:
>>>Google is now offering IM /VOIP chat in beta:
>>>You'll need a google gmail account. (let me know at netman@xxxxxxxxx if you
>>>need one and I'll send you an invite.
>>>It uses port 5222 server talk.google.com for you people who want to block
>>>chat servers in your DNS.
>>>Pretty neat stuff...I have been playing with it all morning. Haven't tested
>>>it on TS/Citrix yet but seen no reason why it wouldn't work.

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