sander writes to tell us that AOL seems to have decided to make their AIM and ICQ services compatible with XMPP. A test server is up at xmpp.oscar.aol.com, and while it's still buggy most major Jabber clients seem to work.
If I'd known computer science was going to be like this, I'd never have
given up being a rock 'n' roll star.
-- G. Hirst