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RE: Switchboard IM alerts


  • Subject: RE: Switchboard IM alerts
  • From: "Neil Frost" <neil@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Mon, 20 Mar 2006 13:19:12 -0000

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i'm using messenger live beta at work and 7.5 on the server.

I could use skype i guess, i use that as well... are there docs on how to
configure this to work?

Thanks
Neil

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From: xap_automation@xxxxxxx on behalf of Kevin Hawkins
Sent: Mon 20/03/2006 12:55
To: xap_automation@xxxxxxx
Subject: Re: [xap_automation] Switchboard IM alerts



xAP switchboard uses xAPTel as it's interface to IM services, it would
need support in both of these applications to achieve this. One of the
problems is that of recent releases Microsoft / MSN Messenger has locked
out easy integration with external applications , this was supposedly to
avoid IM Spam and virus attacks.   Although earlier versions are
supportable , and I believe Windows Messenger too I doubt it would be
possible to support MicroSoft Messenger beyond v5.  I think the current
version is around v7.5 (?) That was part of the reason for Skype support.

What version are you using ?

Kevin

Neil Frost wrote:
> oh OK, I was hoping that if I had messenger running on the server, I
could specify a contact to send the call details to as a chat.... or indeed
other xAP OSD messages?

>
> what's the possibility of this "feature"?
>
> Thanks
> Neil
>
> ________________________________
>
> From: xap_automation@xxxxxxx on behalf of Kevin Hawkins
> Sent: Mon 20/03/2006 11:28
> To: xap_automation@xxxxxxx
> Subject: Re: [xap_automation] Switchboard IM alerts
>
>
>
> Ahh no - it sends xAP OSD messages when someone changes state in your
> instant messenger client eg "Away > Online".  There is a
page in
> Switchboard that shows the realtime status of your IM contacts,
> including when they were last online. Currently only Skype is
supported
>
>     Kevin
>
> Neil Frost wrote:
>
>> Hi,
>>
>> Just playing with Switchboard... Excellent btw...
>>
>> I noticed that there is a section called IM alerts...
>>
>> Does this mean that it can send messenger alerts when the phone
rings?
>>
>> If so, how do I set that up?
>>
>> Thanks
>> Neil
>>
>>
>
>
>
>
>
> Yahoo! Groups Links
>
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