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  • Hi all of u.

    I want to login into hotmail or yahoo & retrieve the contact list from hotmail or yahoo using my web page.

    help me if anyone have some idea.

    it's very urgent. 

    Saturday, November 25, 2006 11:17 AM

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  • To get the Messenger buddy list of a user, try looking into the Contacts Control. You cannot (as far as I know) strip all addresses from it (also known as "scraping"), but you can make your application interact with it.

    Danny Thorpe has an excellent blog detailing what you can do with it (and often how, as well).

    It's the best thing next to writing an application to log in to the Messenger servers directly (which is not allowed, and its unrecommended).

    Monday, December 18, 2006 2:52 PM