ActiveBuddy

Stephen D. Williams sdw@lig.net
Sat, 04 Jan 2003 21:50:57 -0500


Sounds like fun...

sdw

Gregory Alan Bolcer wrote:

>Even better would be a proxy that automatically
>put hyperlinks around key concepts or phrases in
>the IM content stream as determined by a corporate lookup.  
>
>Simple pattern matching.  In fact, you could probably rdf the
>enterprise portal, tabelize it, and automatch
>any key words or phrases, and do a transparent
>sign-on passthrough to the portal from the IM client. 
>
>Greg
>
>
>"Mr. FoRK" wrote:
>  
>
>>----- Original Message -----
>>From: "Stephen D. Williams" <sdw@lig.net>
>>
>>    
>>
>>>I actually thought of this kind of active chat at AOL (in 1996 I think),
>>>bringing up ads based on what was being discussed and other features.
>>>For a while, the VP of dev. (now still CTO I think) was really hot on
>>>the idea and they discussed patenting it. Then they lost interest.
>>>      
>>>
>>I wonder why it was dropped - sounds like a good enough idea. Don't ads on
>>sites and search engines key off the text in the results? Sounds similar.
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