MSN features that Would Be Nice

Kevin M Stange kevin at
Wed Aug 22 20:32:54 EDT 2007

Sadrul Habib Chowdhury wrote:
> * Josh Williams had this to say on [22 Aug 2007, 17:32:25 -0400]:
>> On 8/22/07, Hiroshi Fukada <bl00asparagus at> wrote:
>>> To The Team Working On Pidgin,
>>> I think that it would be nice for Pidgin have the ability to use a webcam or
>>> microphone during chats. If Pidgin had this feature I would think it to be a
>>> very useful feature for those that open up another chat program, such as the
>>> original MSN chat client. If this feature could be added to Pidgin soon that
>>> would be great.
>>> Thanks
>>> Yoshi
>> <sarcasm>Neat idea! Just for you, I'm sure they'll start working on
>> that! :P j/p</sarcasm>
>> Seriously, though, if you need webcam support in GNU/Linux, check into
>> aMSN. Pidgin won't have webcam support for _quite_ a while.
> Will webcam support be in libim/tim/kim? How soon do you plan on adding
> the support?

Speaking of which, Sadrul, are you up to aalib support for webcam in
finch? :P


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