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GMail Chat...err...hack

by Mick Ayling / February 13, 2006 12:13 AM PST

For all us non-US citizens eager to get our hands on the lovely chat features within GMail all we can do it wait till our Google overlords deem our little countries worthy...unless you hack, well change your settings.

Simply change your language to English(US) and low and behold you now have Chat.

Thanks to my buddy Steve Haynes for pointing that out to me after days of bragging that he had chat and I didn't.

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That's funny
by scott_wilder / February 13, 2006 1:45 AM PST

and it's sad. It used to be that the world envied us for our innovations and freedoms. Now they rush to have chat and email integrated in their web browdsers.

take a breath before replying. Just posting to be humorous.

Scott

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Does it actually work for everyone?
by AndyInTN / February 13, 2006 2:37 AM PST

On the about the google chat page on Google, it shows a messenger window with people chatting in it. However, the only experience that I have had with it is it only sends an email to the other person.

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