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Re: GZG-ICQ online chat

From: "Stuart M. Ford" <smford@e...>
Date: Sun, 19 Jul 1998 12:15:10 -0500
Subject: Re: GZG-ICQ online chat

>Can you get the Java sourcecode? Are the clients all by the same firm
>can you get different versions?

Mirabilis produced the Java version of ICQ.  They ship the compiled
and not the source.  With the selling of ICQ to AOL, the Java varient
than likely be scrapped.

>Oh, and how do they finance the service? Let me guess... obnoxious
>ads all over the place?

ICQ has been on a free BETA TEST since it's creation, this will change
the very near future as AOL now OWNS (their own words) this new user
base and sees a lot of revenue in the 12+ million ICQ users.


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