About Pidgin being labeled as "Pidgin Internet Messenger" in the application menu
adam at tpetaccia.com
Wed Sep 24 18:53:18 BST 2008
On Wed, 2008-09-24 at 13:37 -0400, Adam Petaccia wrote:
> I can't find a link, but IIRC Pidgin identifies itself as an "Internet
> messenger" because there was some dispute of the term "Instant
> messenger" with respect to yahoo back when it was still identified as
The change was made in 2004:
http://osdir.com/ml/gnome.gaim.cvs/2004-06/msg00282.html , and it turns
out it was an AOL, not a Yahoo! trademark.
> On Wed, 2008-09-24 at 12:17 -0400, Bryan Quigley wrote:
> > It's funny I kept reading it as Instant when it really said Internet
> > Should be changed in my opinion, have you reported it as a bug?
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