Re: new user

Ross Binnie (dianaros@vianet.on.ca)
Mon, 13 Oct 1997 16:13:20 -0400


I have found one problem with ICQ. It conflicted with Connectix Video Phone
and I could not run the phone program. Had to remove ICQ from my system.

Ross

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> From: Jason Williams <streak@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu>
> To: CU-SEEME-L@cornell.edu
> Subject: Re: new user
> Date: Monday, October 13, 1997 3:16 PM
>
> On Mon, 13 Oct 1997, Pzimber wrote:
> > I'm just starting to check into CU-SeeMe and I have a very basic
> > question. Can two users with dynamic IP dial-up accounts connect? If
so,
> > how since the IP address changes each time you log-on?
>
> In the past few years..this has been a relatively big problem...But now
> with things like ICQ (http://www.mirabilis.com) out, it's not that big of
> a problem anymore. The way I've dealt with it in the past is to find a
> reflector to meet on at a set time. This is kind of like saying "Meet me
> at 45th street at 1pm and we'll go have lunch together".
>
> With ICQ (and other things like ichat and PAL), the dynamic IP problem
> isn't a big one. It notifies you when your friend is online and gives
you
> their IP and if you have the White Pine version of CU even allows you to
> connect to them. There's also the Four11 directory for White Pine users
> which accomplishes the same sort of task.
>
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