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Article from Issue 82/2007

Are you interested in storing, organizing, and searching instant messaging conversations on your IMAP server? The Perl script in this month’s column can help you do just that.

Storing emails on an IMAP server instead of on a local PC has the advantage of providing access to information you need, no matter where you are when you need it. But if you use Instant Messaging in addition to email, the exchange of information is lost as soon as you finish chatting. Many messaging clients, such as the ubiquitous Gaim, have a logging feature to help you solve this problem. The client records your messages on disk, but often you’ll find yourself miles away from home when you need that vital URL that a friend IMed you recently.

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