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Kevin M Stange kevin at simguy.net
Sat Apr 7 18:20:10 EDT 2007

Luke Schierer wrote:
> After a long, and unfortunately secret debate (as we could not say why we were
> looking at a name change, we ended up just doing this ourselves),
> we settled on the name "Pidgin" for gaim itself, "libpurple" for
> libgaim (which, as of 2.0.0 beta6, exists), and "Finch" for gaim-text.
> Yes, the spelling of "Pidgin" is intentional.  

I think you might want to make note of the definition of "Pidgin" here.
 It leads many to a better appreciation of the name choice. :)



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