need help to talk between gmail and yahoo

David Woolley forums at
Tue Mar 29 02:38:00 EDT 2011

Mike Schuler wrote:
> i recently downloaded pidgin and i cant figure out how to get to instant 
> message between yahoo and gmail

Pidgin is a multi-protocol client; it is not a gateway between different 
protocols.  You need accounts on both services, or some third party 
server that is a gateway.

David Woolley
Emails are not formal business letters, whatever businesses may want.
RFC1855 says there should be an address here, but, in a world of spam,
that is no longer good advice, as archive address hiding may not work.

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