Archive of UserLand's first discussion group, started October 5, 1998.

Re: Instant Messaging

Author:Chris Hanson
Posted:8/1/1999; 4:42:49 PM
Topic:Today's scriptingNews Outline
Msg #:8991 (In response to 8979)
Prev/Next:8990 / 8992

IRC may be the model for AOL's instant messaging, but there's another, better, more user-friendly system in use in many university settings called Zephyr -- an offshoot of MIT's Project Athena.

Documentation on Zephyr, how it's used, etc. can be had from the MIT Athena distribution server at, in particular, detailed PostScript docs are at

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