[icq-devel] New Capability

ggr ggr at bak.rr.com
Sat Mar 22 19:17:57 CET 2003

Hello Mark,

Friday, March 21, 2003, 3:33:41 PM, you wrote:

So how do I send a Msg to a AIM user, just replace the UIN with there
Screen Name or does the server assign them a UIN?


MD> I'd like to point out two other things about this capability:
MD> 1) If you set it, you will show up in AIM user's buddy lists.  (Or, if you are
MD> an AIM user and you advertise this capability, you will show up in ICQ user's
MD> buddy lists.)

MD> 2) If you advertise this capability, apparently the oscar servers will not
MD> force you to request authorization when adding people to your SSI list.  I'm
MD> not sure if this is a temporary bug, or if it is something that AOL intended.
MD> -Mark

MD> On Mon, 17 Mar 2003 11:38:24 -0500, Mark Doliner wrote
>> I noticed a new capability last night and thought you guys might be
>> interested.    In gaim it is
>> {0x09, 0x46, 0x13, 0x4d, 0x4c, 0x7f, 0x11, 0xd1,
>>  0x82, 0x22, 0x44, 0x45, 0x53, 0x54, 0x00, 0x00}},
>> Setting this lets AIM users receive messages from ICQ users, and ICQ 
>> users receive messages from AIM users.  Windows AIM 5.2.3139 is the 
>> only thing I know that sets this.  Well, and Gaim 0.60cvs.
>> Also, though you advertise the capability, it does not get sent to 
>> other users with your other capabilities. -Mark

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