Let's answer the branding question on Win32
elb at psg.com
Sun Apr 8 08:17:54 EDT 2007
Kevin M Stange spake unto us the following wisdom:
> I haven't been able to figure out if there's been consensus here, so
> it's time to decide once and for all about Win32:
> 1) I don't like WinPidgin. It looks weird and sounds stupid to me.
> 2) I like Pidgwin, but I think it's a bad idea.
> 3) We should call it Pidgin.
I think it should be *branded* Pidgin. We should call it Pidgwin, and
the channel should be #pidgwin. This is not dissimilar to the
situation with Gaim, but the name is cooler.
The 'pidgwin' naysayers are confused.
The laws that forbid the carrying of arms are laws [that have no remedy
for evils]. They disarm only those who are neither inclined nor
determined to commit crimes.
-- Cesare Beccaria, "On Crimes and Punishments", 1764
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