VOIP: ekiga, wengophone, twinkle (was What is 'administrivia')
jmusther at gmail.com
Wed Jan 2 04:39:25 UTC 2008
I've just been trying it for IM, you're right, it doesn't stand up - but it
is better than Ekiga for VOIP stuf, or seems to be based on my early
impressions. I also agree with your assessment of pidgin.
On Jan 2, 2008 5:33 PM, Bryan Quigley <gquigs at gmail.com> wrote:
> Wengophone has a dependency on qt4. Might be doable with removal of
> Pidgin and Ekiga (or Mono). I can't speak for Ekiga but it really doesn't
> appear to be able to stand up to replacing Pidgin. Pidgin, to me anyway,
> is one of the applications that Free Software has delivered the best of
> breed package for.
> On Jan 1, 2008 10:54 PM, Jonathan Musther <jmusther at gmail.com> wrote:
> > I've not really tried it much yet, but for IM it seems to cover all the
> > basics - the same stuff as pidgin at least. It's a little different, but it
> > seems ok, I'll endeavour to give it more of a test run.
> > On Jan 2, 2008 4:30 PM, Mackenzie Morgan <macoafi at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > On Jan 1, 2008 8:45 PM, Jonathan Musther <jmusther at gmail.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > > I agree, we don't have any usage stats. Although I was defending
> > > > VOIP, I don't know of anybody who has successfully used Ekiga. Wengo is a
> > > > possibility (I've been trying it) and it supports IM protocols too so you
> > > > can use it for google talk, msn, aim, jabber etc, which is nice.
> > >
> > >
> > > I forgot about that. For that matter, it could cover Ekiga & Gaim's
> > > functionality in one app.
> > >
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