Can Pidgin 2.6(.1) replace Empathy for Karmic now?
rick.spencer at canonical.com
Thu Aug 20 14:33:56 BST 2009
FYI - Someone pointed out that this plan conflicts with Feature Freeze,
so we'll have to take that into account in the discussion.
On Thu, 2009-08-20 at 06:19 -0700, Rick Spencer wrote:
> I don't think it's too late to have this discussion. It never hurts to
> bring it up anyway. So thanks for the question.
> I think the desktop team (and related community) should consider this,
> but the leader of the project is seb128, who is on a much deserved
> holiday at the moment. He'll be back week after next, and we can discuss
> with him then.
> Sound okay?
> Cheers, Rick
> On Thu, 2009-08-20 at 00:12 -0400, Omer wrote:
> > Hello,
> > I know I'm opening up a huge can of worms right now, but Pidgin 2.6.1
> > just came out. This release brings voice and video support for XMPP (and
> > GMail). This was, as I understand it, one of the most important features
> > of Empathy that got it included as the default over Pidgin. I think many
> > people were sad to see Pidgin go as the default, so maybe this will
> > change enough people's minds back onto the Pidgin side. On the other
> > hand, it might be too late to be having this kind of discussion.
> > Omer
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