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Citation of chat history for instant messaging applications

IP.com Disclosure Number: IPCOM000172854D
Original Publication Date: 2008-Jul-16
Included in the Prior Art Database: 2008-Jul-16

Publishing Venue

IBM

Abstract

This article describes a method of selecting and citing previous messages and/or conversations within an instant messaging client. It describes a history citation component as an addition to an existing instant messaging infrastructure, which provides the user with an option to include previous historical chat references in a conversation.