Re: [NTLK] NewtonIM Source Code Recovered

From: Laurent Daudelin (
Date: Sun Dec 05 2004 - 09:33:54 PST

on 05/12/04 09:21, Jake Bordens at wrote:

> Hi folks. Jake here, formerly of the Newton Underground, and author of
> NIM (Newton Instant Messenger).
> Recently, while migrating some old Syquest tapes and Zip disks, I found
> the source code to NIM. I decided to release it under GPL.
> I don't know if NIM even works, or if anyone uses it, but I have had a
> few people interested in the source over the years. Its not pretty,
> but it is available at:
> I made a few changes (basically added GPL headers in a few places) and
> tried to build a package. The package seemed to build, so I think the
> code is all there and in good condition (or at least as good of a
> condition as it ever was).
> I also found some of my older source code (NUGDrop, a backdrop
> application with tabs for access to the drawer) and Columns (released
> by Tactile software) that I will hopefully clean up and release. I
> don't know if I can really release Columns since I licensed it to
> Tactile. Does anyone know if Robert Bruce is still around anywhere?
> Anyhow, take care. I'll hang out on the list as well.

Thanks for your donation, Jake. It is appreciated.


Laurent Daudelin   AIM/iChat: LaurentDaudelin    <>
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card walloper n.: An EDP programmer who grinds out batch programs that do
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