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Old 06-23-2004, 10:13 PM   #1
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Boycott Yahoo


Both Kopete and Gaim stopped working with Yahoo AGAIN.
 
Old 06-23-2004, 10:23 PM   #2
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Wow, i just tryed to login to gaim with yahoo. Stopped working, damn you're right, it says incorrect password, damn them yahoo tards. Too bad they are my broadband ISP
 
Old 06-23-2004, 10:30 PM   #3
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There must be SOME logical reason why Yahoo changes their protocol every 7 days.
 
Old 06-23-2004, 10:31 PM   #4
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Well, maybe they changed their authentication scheme. Note that they have this new version (Messenger 6 Suite). I guess I'll be using the official client for now, though.
 
Old 06-23-2004, 11:21 PM   #5
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O great... i was thinking it was only me!, (i might have typed a simple 3 easy word password that i never got wronger before incorrectly , right?)

well, now i think its time i moved my email address again (or maybe get my mom to switch to a adsl service, the provider we could get would give us a new email address )
 
Old 06-24-2004, 01:33 AM   #6
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I spent 10 minutes removing preferences and messing around until I tried to use it through the windows version of gaim. I guess they really really don't like people stealing their "free" instant messenger service.
 
Old 06-24-2004, 04:04 AM   #7
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So what you are saying is that Yahoo have changed their system yet again to stop FOSS programs connecting to it. Wait a while and keep checking the GAIM site - they normally post a new version very quickly.

Last edited by trickykid; 06-24-2004 at 06:41 AM.
 
Old 06-24-2004, 06:42 AM   #8
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Moved: Looks more like a general type discussion, nothing Linux technical about this so its been moved accordingly.
 
Old 06-24-2004, 02:58 PM   #9
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same problem here...just happened yesterday
 
Old 06-24-2004, 03:02 PM   #10
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Yes - they appear to have updated their protocols. Keep checking the Gaim/Kopet/etc sites to see when they fix it.
 
Old 06-24-2004, 03:49 PM   #11
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http://slashdot.org/articles/04/06/2...tid=187&tid=95
 
Old 06-24-2004, 05:12 PM   #12
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why not download yahoo messnger for unix??? why get mad at yahoo?
 
Old 06-24-2004, 05:14 PM   #13
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GAIM is ALLOT nice, in my opinion.
 
Old 06-24-2004, 05:44 PM   #14
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why not download yahoo messnger for unix??? why get mad at yahoo?
1. Because their linux client is a piece of crap.
2. I have friends on more than just yahoo
 
Old 06-24-2004, 09:49 PM   #15
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if anyone gets some updates please post them here
 
  


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