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Re: Accessible IM Programs that can talk to others on different services - XMPP Compliant Client programs that are accessible as well

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From: Joshue O Connor
Date: Mar 23, 2007 7:50AM


Hi Michael,

Does Jabber use the protocol (XMPP)?

Some visually impaired Mac users recommend using iChat with a Jabber
account.

Josh


Michael R. Burks wrote:
> I do not know how many people have heard of XMPP.
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> Basically it is a protocol for among other things, allowing IMs to pass
> between different services
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> The Extensible Messaging and Presence Protocol (XMPP) is the IETF's
> formalization of the base XML streaming protocols for instant messaging and
> presence developed within the Jabber community starting in 1999.
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> - from http://www.xmpp.org/summary.html
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> I am wondering if anyone knows of IM clients that are both accessible and
> adhere to this protocol?
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> It think it is going to take off big time and accessibility is going to be a
> major issue with these clients.
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> Mike Burks
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