*** Gaim is now known as Pidgin

James Lockie bjlockie at lockie.ca
Sun Apr 8 22:31:23 EDT 2007

> 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, see 
> http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Pidgin.
Why isn't the library libpidgin?

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