lschiere at pidgin.im
Thu May 3 00:49:38 EDT 2007
On Thu, May 03, 2007 at 12:45:00AM -0400, Evan Schoenberg wrote:
> On May 3, 2007, at 12:28 AM, Sean Egan wrote:
> >Back in the day, I remember this was an important distinction for some
> >reason. I think maybe AOL people didn't have buddy lists? Or other
> >things? I don't know.
> AOL people's profiles can't be viewed. Last I checked, they couldn't
> do Direct IM or File Transfer with AIM folk (though they can with
> each other, for whatever that's worth to them, bless their hearts).
> Those last two bits, anyways, are covered by our capabilities
> handling... we might want to actually display a message in the
> profile space ("This buddy is using AOL, so no profile is available")
> rather than depend on knowing that AOL emblem = profile will be
> blank. Can't think of any other relevant differences offhand.
Back in the day, there were also other differences, but I think these
are the only ones that remain.
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