[Serusers] Windows messenger 5.0 and instant messages not

Jiri Kuthan jiri at iptel.org
Thu Feb 5 10:22:43 CET 2004

At 08:20 AM 2/5/2004, Johan Larsson wrote:
>On Wed, 4 Feb 2004, Nils Ohlmeier wrote:
>> On Tuesday 03 February 2004 20:16, Craig Gill wrote:
>> > Did you ever figure out how to get Windows Messenger 5.0 to work with ser?
>> You will not get it working with SER because Messenger 5.0 does not behave RFC
>> conform. So probably the only way to get Messenger 5.0 IM working is to buy
>> and use M$ propritary communication server (or however they call their
>> product).
>What is the problem seen with Windows Messenger 5.0 and SER?

There is no problem with SER. SER delivers IM between any Messenger versions. There 
is a problem with WM though -- its instant messaging is only understood by other 
WM's but not by anybody else because it is proprietary. Someone posted a link to
MS's statement on that that to this mailing list a while ago, it must be in


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