Re: NTLK ICQ Clone

From: Bill Davis (
Date: Fri Dec 17 1999 - 02:11:52 EST

On 12/16/99 4:38 PM, Pablo Resines [] wrote:

>Does anyone here know who has attempted todo an ICQ clone for the Newton and
>what is the status?

I know someone was working on it, and we occasionally hear from them, but
months go by between news updates. It's been months since the last one
(don't ask how many, I dunno.)

Personally, I wouldn't hold my breath on it, at this point. (I'll gladly
be proven wrong though.)

>I wonder why we don't have any Instant Messaging options in the newton...

You could run NPDS; it has an option to send a message to the machine's
user in realtime...not really the same thing, though, but it has certain

 - Bill

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