Fw: Re: New UI

Luke Schierer lschiere at pidgin.im
Fri Aug 3 14:15:28 EDT 2007

On Fri, Aug 03, 2007 at 01:22:28PM -0400, Josh Williams wrote:
> On 8/3/07, Mark Doliner <mark at kingant.net> wrote:
> > I think Jeff probably meant to send this to everyone.
> >
> > ---------- Forwarded Message -----------
> > From: "Jeff Sadowski" <jeff.sadowski at gmail.com>
> > To: "Mark Doliner" <mark at kingant.net>
> > Sent: Fri, 3 Aug 2007 10:25:49 -0600
> > Subject: Re: New UI
> >
> > Now that libpurple exists how hard is it to write a UI for it?
> > I might be able to wipp something up. :-)
> > I can't help thinking of a skin-able chat client.
> > Allowing you to have it look and act as a user desires. :-P
> That's what I've been thinking. I'm considering writing a QT UI. I'm
> not sure I like the idea of a skin-able client, though.. that seems
> like an awful lot of memory devoted to such a utilitarian application.
> Kopete already exists, but I'm not a big fan of it. Perhaps a QT
> implementation of Pidgin could replace it in future versions of KDE.

I would love to see someone working on a QT interface to libpurple, not
because I would use it, but because I believe it would be of use to a
non-trivial number of users.


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