[TEAM] Drop XChat for 14.10

Jackson Doak noskcaj at ubuntu.com
Tue Jul 29 20:20:25 UTC 2014


Pidgin's irc is barely functional at best, so if we want irc, we have to
have xchat or hexchat. Is our preferred method of people getting support
irc, or is this a backup method?

On Wed, Jul 30, 2014 at 1:08 AM, James Freer <jessejazza3.uk at gmail.com>

> On Tue, 29 Jul 2014, julien mervyn dedier wrote:
>> Chat is a very integral part of Ubuntu by dripping it will create
>> disaster for
>> many new users who get help there.
>> What is the reason to drop it and replace it with what rubbish people
>> please
>> think before you act Ubuntu need xchat
>> Julien M Dedier / 9Z4FZ
> Chat is an integral part of Ubuntu and dropping Xchat as it's not
> maintained is understandable. There are many choices available, and Linux
> is all about choice. I've been using Chatzilla for a couple of months and
> like it.
> As for hexchat I think there are better choices. An article in Circle on
> all available IRCs would be a good idea.
> james
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