Re: new user

oreoboy (letme@ix.netcom.com)
Mon, 13 Oct 1997 18:47:48 -0400


How about Pagoo, iChat Pager, AOL Instant Messenger?

-w-

Ross Binnie wrote:

> 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
>
> ----------
> > 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.
> >
> > --
> > streak@ccwf.cc.utexas.edu * Jason Williams -- Austin, Tx. | |
> > streak@mail.utexas.edu * University of Texas at Austin | ___ |
> > streak@cs.utexas.edu * BS Computer Science \_|_/
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> >