Re: [NTLK] Newton Instant Messaging

From: Victor Rehorst (
Date: Tue Mar 19 2002 - 09:52:35 EST

On Tue, 19 Mar 2002, Jesse Garnier wrote:

> * NCQ 1.0b. This ICQ client by Pablo Resines was able to log on and receive
> messages. Unfortunately, only two of the 50 or so test messages I sent were
> received by the client on the other end, although the client was able to see
> my Newton as logged in. (I tried with three different desktop ICQ clients,
> with luck in only 1, Proteus for Mac OS X.)

This is probably because ICQ has switched over to the "OSCAR" protocol,
and is trying to get rid of all older clients by doing things like not
having their messages go through, etc etc.

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