vs. -- I don't agree with freeIM's argument that AOL should have to open up AIM. If people want open-standards IM, then people should create open-standards IM. There's nothing stopping people from doing that. Write an RFC, create some reference implementations, and promote it.

Now, look at the group in comparison:

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With great people like the Jabber group around, I have no sympathy for the lazy people at

Written on August 9, 2000