AIM Protocol

Sascha Vogt FunkyFish at
Thu Mar 6 07:24:00 EST 2008


Etan Reisner schrieb:
> On Wed, Mar 05, 2008 at 02:32:48PM -0500, Justin Rodriguez wrote:
>> Hey,
>>     I don't know if its of any use to anybody, but I just wanted to mention
>> that AOL released a copy of the OSCAR Protocol used in aim. You can find it
>> at
>> - Justin
> Those documents are under the rather unfortunate Open AIM license and are
> thus more-or-less unusable. At least given my reading of things.
Well, as they say on the website:
One is free to use libpurple to connect to the network. Therefor I guess 
they are OK with using their protocol documentation ;) But of course, an 
advice from a lawyer would be nice.

> Freedom of Choice to Access the AIM Network
>         * Use the AOL-provided libraries or open source libraries such as 
>           libpurple or jOscar


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