About ProgressReport and msn-pecan

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at gmail.com
Thu Jun 12 06:41:07 EDT 2008


Somebody posted this in my blog:

> Hello Felipe, congrats for the great work.
> A few days ago I came across this page: http://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/ProgressReport and at that time it had this:
> An alternative choice would be merging msn-pecan. Since there have been a few disputes between other Pidgin developers and the msn-pecan developer, resulting in the msn-pecan in the first place, it's not clear that the merge would happen without someone's "social engineering" in-between.
> but according to the log:
> Author: rekkanoryo (IP:
> Timestamp: 05/14/2008 11:30:02 AM (2 weeks ago)
> Comment: Merging msn-pecan is not an option with its affinity for ignoring compatibility with older glib.
> it was removed.
> What do you think about it?
> It's really sad, what's happening with Pidgin's MSN support and your work seems to be the light at the end of the tunnel.
> What's your opinion of the hypothetical merge or the possibility of you contributing directly on the project?

What is that comment about? msn-pecan works perfectly fine with older
glib's. There a build for win32, for which I believe you are using

Felipe Contreras

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