[Cabal] Namespaces

Sadrul H Chowdhury imadil at gmail.com
Mon Nov 20 20:32:46 EST 2006

On 11/20/06, Sean Egan <seanegan at gmail.com> wrote:
> On 11/20/06, Sean Egan <seanegan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 11/15/06, Sean Egan <seanegan at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > Any thoughts from sadrul?
> >
> > Any thoughts at all?
> Turns out he wasn't on this list!
> Adil: We've decided to renamespace everything to purple_ and pidgin_,
> to really emphasize the difference between libpurple and Pidgin. We'd
> like to rename gaim-text to something unique, to make it clear that
> it's an entirely separate client from Pidgin, as opposed to just "the
> console version of pidgin."
> Also, since Pidgin and Adium both have avian themes, we think maybe we
> should start a trend that libpurple-based clients have something to do
> with birds. Hummingbird has been suggested, since they're small,
> light, and fast.
> What do you think?

I think it's great! I would also propose 'sparrow', which is a little
shorter in length, and quicker to pronounce, but more importantly, it shares
the same name as Captain Jack Sparrow!


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