It has been chaotic this week, as I was in San Fran for 23 hours on Monday and Tuesday and came back on Wednesday to pack up my office for a move a few offices away. The pack up provided lots of humor as I found documents and designs back from AIM 2.5. Lots of great memories of the original AIM architects writing up how things work. 🙂
Out in California I saw a few interesting things. First, the Netscape fish tank was really full of life on Monday, and I thought I would grab a picture:
You can watch the live feed of the tank here.
On the way back home taking the train from the rental car garage to the terminal, I spotted the new JetBlue plane that allows you to read email and send IMs via your Blackberry or Yahoo. While this seems like a very limiting service, it was weird to actually see this plane in person with the big Yahoo and Blackberry logos painted on the side:
Last but not least, we released a new AIM 6.5 beta refresh client this week available here. This build has some minor tweaks and some additional small features. I am working on putting together a new version of the AIM Skinning tool I wrote earlier this year. I am hoping to get it out the door after Christmas when I have some free time between the holidays.
> “…I was in San Fran for 23 hours on Monday and Tuesday and came back on Wednesday…”
Hey, is that even possible? How many hours in a day are there in Greg’s mind?
And I won’t ask if you visited any of the bath houses there. Oh, behave Greg!
Hello Gregory. Is AOL IM team worked on xmpp-oscar gateway? When Justin Uberti worked in AOL he said that in future AOL open XMPP server for AIM accounts (like official jabber-oscar gateway). Is it true?
Please answer by comment below. Thanks.