Re: Chat window

Brian O'Shea (boshea@wpine.com)
Fri, 23 Feb 1996 14:09:47 -0500


>
>I haven't tried it yet, but would it be possible for my friend and I to have a
>conversation (private?) by way of the chat window. Neither of us have
>audio/visual capabilities. We would both have to be lurkers connected to a
>reflector. Did I read somewhere that the "filter" button on the Chat window
>can be used to talk to just one person, even though we would both be lurkers?
>
>Any suggestions would be appreciated.

Can't do it, at the moment. You can send private audio by selecting the
microphone Icon on the other persons window, but you have no audio/video. The
quick solution is to do a point-to-point connection, the ultimate privacy.

I would bet that you can have private conversations using Internet Relay Chat
(IRC), but I have never used it myself.

-bos

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