Google Talk

I'm sure it's going to be the talk of the web for a short while, but indeed is starting their own Instant Messenger service. They're using the protocol, which technically means people with Jabber-enabled clients should be able to connect. Thanks to Chris Shiflett, I just did. He has a nice screen shot of the account configuration window for , which you can easily use to configure your own Gaim for GoogleTalk usage. Nice! And Google officially allows it as well. I'm connected using stefan.koopmanschap at [googlee-mailservice] . com ... if you dont have a gmail account yet but would like one, to start using , just let me know ... I have plenty of invites left.