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Re: Q on connection to other IM clients
[Originally posted by iain.shigeoka]


I'm not aware of any free Java libraries to do this for the big three IM
systems. There is one for Jabber (JabberBeans at

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[Originally posted by billmagic]

I am new to IM pogramming in java. is it possible to write a java application
using some available API (muse?) to send message to clients using
yahoo/aol/msn IM? if so, any links would be appreciated. muse does not seem to
support this.