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Old 08-29-2005, 06:16 AM   #1
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i read in one of the newspapers here that gmail has set up its own msn service, does anybody know anything about it or use it?
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google talk

i think this is it. i couldnt get it to work on my pc though
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cheers, will have to see if i can download that at home
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I wonder if Google Talk will pan out against MSN. I remember lots of people used to use ICQ before msn buried them....
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GoogleTalk's alright, but it doesn't really offer any advantages over Yahoo Messenger, AIM/iChat, etc... it uses the Jabber protocol, but only on its own server. You can't use multiple Jabber servers to locate people on other networks (i.e. iChat, ICQ), which is kind of the whole point of it anyway. I'm puzzled.. but knowing Google, they'll quietly roll out more useful features with each iteration.
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