[ubuntu-uk] Age and gender

Michael G Fletcher michael at ilovemylinux.com
Wed Aug 27 10:36:49 BST 2008

On Wed, Aug 27, 2008 at 9:29 AM, Jai Harrison <jai at jaiharrison.com> wrote:
> Hey,
> I've tried to convert girls before but the problem is they're focused
> on things like Microsoft's "Windows Live Messenger" and social use of
> their operating system. Whilst this can (and is) done with GNU/Linux
> they don't have Windows Live Messenger. No, it does not run in Wine
> (http://appdb.winehq.org/objectManager.php?sClass=application&iId=127)
> and even if it did it wouldn't likely support all of the MSN features
> that they are acustomed to. I often try to convince those who won't
> switch to Windows to at least use Pidgin but, as they put it, it
> doesn't support handwriting or webcam features.
> What we really need is a multiplatform messaging protocol + client to
> cut into the Microsoft instant messaging market - the younger
> generation of Microsoft Windows users.
I haven't used it in a while, but aMSN looks like a good starting
point??  http://www.amsn-project.net/index.php
Michael Fletcher

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