Re: URI for launching an instant message?

There's the aim: URI scheme, that was discussed here briefly last year;


> 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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Received on Thursday, 7 March 2002 11:02:07 UTC