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Re: URI for launching an instant message?

From: Mark Baker <distobj@acm.org>
Date: Thu, 7 Mar 2002 11:05:23 -0500 (EST)
Message-Id: <200203071605.LAA12193@markbaker.ca>
To: sirdan69@yahoo.com (dan latham)
Cc: uri@w3.org
There's the aim: URI scheme, that was discussed here briefly last year;

http://lists.w3.org/Archives/Public/uri/2001Mar/0005.html

MB

> I hope this is the right place to put this kind of question. Has there been
> any proposals to launch an instant message client from a URL? What I'd
> like, is similar to how mailto works. I'd like to have an "instanmessageto" 
> that would
> launch the local instant messaging client to initiate a conversation with a 
> user.
> I can see one problem with this is the lack of standards around instant
> messaging.
> 
> dan
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