noisyb at gmx.net
Sat Dec 19 12:25:26 EST 2009
pidgin is chat turned into hopeless bloat that opens popup windows..
someone has had too much time on his hands and kept adding and adding bullshit instead to fuck off and having a KISS principle
(http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/KISS_principle) IM client... popup windows that can't be prevented without having to read/know
something is the result... annoying..
i'll just put some php icq (and irc too) classes together on a https and it WILL BE awesome..
Михаил Лукин wrote:
> Pidgin is open source. This is what beautiful in open source: you can
> take Pidgin, Empathy or anything else and re-write code as you like.
> Pidgin behaves this way because we want it to do so. There is a lot of
> weird stuff in Pidgin, but after feature by feature comparison of
> Pidgin with other soft - Pidgin is the only IM client on my machine.
> On Sat, Dec 19, 2009 at 7:22 PM, Dirk<noisyb at gmx.net> wrote:
>> well... i am already at a point where my IM doesn't open bullshit windows...
>> after 5 minutes development time that i spend doing something else..
>> how old is pidgin?
>> Ethan Blanton wrote:
>>> Dirk spake unto us the following wisdom:
>>>> i will de-install this piece of shit and write my own IM...
>>> Sounds great! We look forward to the competition. Competition always
>>> benefits the user. You'll probably have to use raw X11 calls, if you
>>> want to keep the library dependency list short; most of those
>>> dependencies are for Gtk+. I'm sure you know that, though, since
>>> you're going to be writing a large and complicated piece of software.
>>> Also, you could look into the conversation creation preferences and
>>> your window manager settings, if you liked. You can probably mitigate
>>> the effects of windows popping up. There are also ICQ privacy
>>> settings which may be helpful. Kiddie tantrums sometimes work, too --
>>> not very often, but it's worth a try.
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