[Wolves] Gmail & Google Talk

Kevanf1 kevanf1 at gmail.com
Thu Feb 23 14:22:11 GMT 2006

On 23/02/06, Peter Cannon <peter at cannon-linux.co.uk> wrote:
> On Thursday 23 February 2006 14:03, David Morley wrote:
> > I Knew about the gaim method.  But the news about web based is
> > interesting, could this be google's new way round incompatiblities
> > between os's do you think?  Make everything web based then they only
> > need three client's effectively one for netscape based browsers, one
> > for ie and one for safari (? if that is the name of the mac browser).
> > Nothing much changes with Browser technology or internet protocols.
> I don't think I made the instruction clear enough.
> You need to change the language settings in your Gmail account to US not your
> local machine.
> Following on from your reply about five years ago I had a free desktop
> environment from some people called WebOS it was pretty clever in respect of
> you logged in to, for want a of a better word, a desktop environment from
> www.webos.com (probably not the correct address and possibly dead now
> anyway).
> You had a start menu, word, excel and even a connect 4 game all the usual
> folders My Documents etc. The idea was you didn't need your own PC as such so
> long as you could get on the net you could work from anywhere.
> Pretty cool really but as it became popular they sold it and the new
> owners/hosters wanted to charge so I gave my account up

I think the idea has been takne over by HyperOffice.  I could be wrong though...
I am only human, please forgive me if I make a mistake it is not deliberate.
Xmas may be over but,  PLEASE DON'T drink and drive you'll make it to
the next one that way.

Kevan Farmer

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