Michael Shields shields at
Thu Sep 18 18:58:30 PDT 2003

In message <1063902358.26046.39.camel at localhost.localdomain>,
Luis Villa <louie at> wrote:
> Only if you're lucky enough to know how to find a jabber gateway that
> hasn't been blocked by AOL.

I set up my own; it's no harder than installing Gaim or Kopete.
According to <>, there are
at least a few dozen public servers available with AIM gateways.

Business users in particular can and should be running their own IM
servers.  I know a lot of companies are using AIM, but that makes as
little sense as having all your employees get a Hotmail account.

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