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This page is a draft describing briefly the NateOn protocol.


NateOn is a protocol used mainly in South Korea, where it is the most popular messenger platform, just before MSN. According to, NateOn totalize about 7.54 million users.

It is a proprietary protocol and the only official client runs in Windows but an unofficial plugin exists for Pidgin: [1]. Someone else has a fork here: [2].

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