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iChat Rendezvous Windows Client?

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Reading about iChat's Rendezvous 'mode', I would really love to be able to make use of this feature. Unfortunately, my iBook is the only computer in our home network *and* at our work network that runs Jaguar right now. Most others in the networks run Windows 2000. I wonder if anyone ever thought of creating a Windows Client for this? I suppose what's needed is a virtual network driver that will be accessible as an API (probably not quite easy to implement), and then a simple client (shouldn't be much work). Is something like this in the works?
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It would be really nice to have windows need to work with macs instead of macs work with windows, but unless rendevous becomes a big hit (which it is good enough to) but won't because it is an apple technology and PC companies try their hardest to stifle this type of thing i think. Just what i think though

It would be really nice to have an easy way to hook up a windows computer to a network as easy as it is a mac
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'Rendezvous' is Apple's implementation of the open 'ZeroConf' standard, so nothing can keep Microsoft from implementing it. The question is whether or not an independent organization can create such an implementation.
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iChat uses the Jabber protocol, IIRC... there are many Jabber clients for PC.

Anyone want to try one? I don't have Jaguar so can't...

Amorya
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The Jabber protocol? I really doubt that.
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