Yahoo 's msn interoperability

Richard Laager rlaager at
Tue Mar 18 11:41:59 EDT 2008

On Tue, 2008-03-18 at 19:06 +0530, Sulabh Mahajan wrote:
> Since windows live id can be any email id registered with msn, yahoo
> prpl must have ability to add any type of email address as msn buddy.
> Unfortunately there is no good method of differentiating between ids
> while adding them as buddy, not without modifying the UI for letting
> know the library which network the id belongs to.

Does Yahoo allow arbitrary domain IDs? I thought that Yahoo IDs were
like "rlaager" whereas MSN IDs are "rlaager at". If that's the
case, differentiating them is trivial.

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