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From: Greg Colvin (greg_at_[hidden])
Date: 2002-05-04 12:53:36

At 10:25 AM 05/04/2002, you wrote:
>The boost administrators want to set up a limited boost admin chat
>session, but we don't know much about chat technologies. Can anyone
>offer advice about the current preferred cross-platform chat engine? MSN
>Messenger appears to have a Linux client or two, in addition to Mac and
>Windows of course...

I'd stay away from proprietary protocols, and stick
with Internet Relay Chat (RFC1459):

There are lots of free and shareware clients for
Unices, Macs, and Windows:

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