Google Talk

Andreas Monitzer pidgin at
Tue May 22 20:50:36 EDT 2007

On May 23, 2007, at 02:43, Ethan Blanton wrote:

> Peter Lawler spake unto us the following wisdom:
>> Personally, I don't think Pidgin should bend to meet lame corporate
>> marketing brands. It's almost like advocating a dumbing down of  
>> the UI.
>> I believe there's been previous discussion about throwing a link  
>> in the
>> add account UI part that'd point to the protocol's signin page.  
>> I'd go
>> as far as to say maybe what's required is some explanatory text, eg:
> I have been in favor of extra, explanatory text for some time.  Some
> people feel that the probability of users actually *reading* that text
> is near nil, a position for which I have sympathy.

What about using a template that automatically fills in the values,  
instead of a separate protocol type?


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