Re: [NTLK] Chat programs redux

From: Tony Morrow <>
Date: Mon Feb 02 2009 - 09:58:56 EST

On Feb 1, 2009, at 7:47 PM, Tony Morrow wrote:

> On Feb 1, 2009, at 4:20 PM, Scott Hoffman wrote:
>> Greetings,
>> Does anyone here use any of the available chat programs on
>> their Newtons? I tried to load Chat Buddy, NewtJab, and even the
>> other IM client - can't get any of them to want to work properly.
>> Thanks -
>> Scott
> I've got IM working on the Newton using NewtJab (version 1.2). I
> connect to because it has transports for AIM,
> MSN, Yahoo, and others. With it I can talk to all my contacts
> regardless of what service. You will have to use a Jabber client on
> your computer to setup a Jabber account and register to the service
> transports. I used Adium on my Mac.
> One note about NewtJab: there is a bug in the interface where what
> ever you set the username or password to, the other is set to the
> same thing. For example, if I set the username to "john1" then the
> password will also be set to "john1". If I change the password to
> "john2" then the username will reset to "john2". Keep this in mind
> when you are creating the Jabber account. Its easier to just set
> both the username and password to the same thing (although security
> is incredibly weak).

I want to correct what I said earlier. I'm using Newton IM, not
NewtJabber. The version number is still 1.2 and the the bug I am
referring to is for Newton IM.

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