Implement the MSN Messenger interface so that users
can launch MSN Messenger chat and add other
members to their own MSN Messenger profile without
receiving errors or slowing down the forum
Where possible MSN should only be launched when a
user deliberately clicks on a link that requires it, such
as adding an MSN contact. Users should not have to
keep MSN running in the background each time they
view a page in the forum.
The fix must not have a speed impact on the boards
either for users that have MSN installed, or for those
that do not have MSN installed.
The fix needs to be compatible with MSN Messenger
v4 and v5, and Windows Messenger (built into
A check to show whether each member / user is
currently logged into an MSN messenger session is