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Old 08-24-2003, 02:30 AM   #1
maximalred
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CAN WINE be made to run MSN 8 and MSN Messager


CAN WINE be made to run MSN 8 and MSN Messager , would this be a fix to fix MSN desConnection you under Linux?

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Old 08-24-2003, 05:16 AM   #2
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I bet it can. But that article doesn't say Gaim and Jabber are out of the race, can't they just send out a new protocol?

Oh, and that's a pretty assholish thing for MS to do.
 
Old 08-24-2003, 06:01 AM   #3
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i would have said that the new msn's are too heavily tied into the operating system to run under wine but it might be worth a shot. the gaim people reckon it'll be ok though, also, im sure that the trillian people will have it running very soon and i'll bet that'd run under wine no problem.

<edit> can you please stop posting the same threads everywhere, its very annoying to answer a question in one forum and then find an almost similar question in a new forum. it makes keeping track of the answers almost impossible.

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Old 08-24-2003, 08:56 AM   #4
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At the moment the latest versions of MSN Messenger probably do not run under Wine. However, if the worst happens and Linux-native clients are blocked then we will be turning our attentions towards making it work correctly.
 
  


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