about empathy as the default IM application

Asif Youssuff yoasif at gmail.com
Tue Jun 16 16:43:36 UTC 2009

On Tue, 2009-06-16 at 12:37 -0400, Danny Piccirillo wrote:
> Wait, I have a new proposal! Let's not include Empathy in Karmic, but
> plan on including it in Karmic +1 (and announce this) 
> Why? Well, it will still give Empathy the attention it needs from
> developers to fix the bugs that would be considered regressions during
> the switch without actually replacing Pidgin before they're fixed.
> Aren't i brilliant? 

I much prefer this course of action -- it gets the testing it needs, but
we're not left holding the bag from feature regressions. For apps that
are included in the default install, we should be very conservative, imo
-- regressions are the most annoying aspect of /any/ upgrade. 


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