[icq-devel] Family 2 SNACs on ICQ

rad2k rad2k at mail.ru
Fri Feb 15 12:28:26 CET 2002

Zoe Smale wrote:

> The past couple of days I've been looking at the various Family 2 
> SNACs, and it seems to me that most of them are probably not used by 
> ICQ (such as the Directory Profile and User Interest SNACs). However, 
> the User Info SNACs (2/5 and 2/6) certainly look like they could be 
> used in ICQ, but I've never actually seen them called.
> I haven't actually got as far as writing a client yet, so I'd like to 
> ask anyone that has a working client whether they've used any of these 
> SNACs successfully. And if SNAC 2/5 does actually work in ICQ, can it 
> also be used to retrieve the ICQ away message? And what happens if you 
> request the user profile (as used by AIM) for an ICQ user? Does it 
> fail or does ICQ generate some sort of profile message like it does on 
> the "Unified Messaging Center" webpage?
> Actually, now that I think about it, even the Directory Profile 
> request (SNAC 2/B) and the User Interests request (SNAC 2/11) could 
> theoretically be used to query ICQ directory information. If anyone 
> feels like giving those a test too, I'd be very interested to know the 
> results.
> Thanks
> - Zoe
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ysm doesn't still use any type 2 snac packet..but if its related with 
the 'user interests'
wasn't that feature used when looking for 'free for chat' people in the 
mirabilis clients?

regards, rad2k

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