Link: Yahoo caught censoring Open Sauce

Vadim Peretokin vperetokin at gmail.com
Thu Jan 31 16:17:42 GMT 2008


It's more like the refuse to offer. They Pidgin does everything but
voice/video, which they're flat out refusing to code.

Whatever.

On Jan 31, 2008 8:30 AM, Scott (angrykeyboarder) <
geekboy at angrykeyboarder.com> wrote:

> Jan Claeys spake thusly:
> > Op vrijdag 25-01-2008 om 09:10 uur [tijdzone -0500], schreef Vadim
> > Peretokin:
> >> That's old news. On the other hand, they did open a full-time position
> >> for a developer to work on Firebug (open source project).
> >>
> >> So I don't think that incident can be said to speak of their company
> >> policy :/
> >
> > They also sponsor FreeBSD and other open source projects...
>
> I knew (most of) Yahoo! ran on FreeBSD. I didn't realize they also were
> a sponsor of it.
>
> > I guess that they are like most big companies where division A doesn't
> > know what division B does, and in many cases they even hurt each other's
> > actions & intentions...  :-P
>
> I just wish they would update the  Linux version of Yahoo! Messenger to
> be equal to the current Windows version in features. Pidgin/Kopete are
> nice but they simply don't offer all the features that the native
> clients do.
>
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