Dirk noisyb at
Sat Dec 19 11:22:26 EST 2009

well... i am already at a point where my IM doesn't open bullshit windows... after 5 minutes development time that i spend doing 
something else..

how old is pidgin?

Ethan Blanton wrote:
> Dirk spake unto us the following wisdom:
>> i will de-install this piece of shit and write my own IM...
> Sounds great!  We look forward to the competition.  Competition always
> benefits the user.  You'll probably have to use raw X11 calls, if you
> want to keep the library dependency list short; most of those
> dependencies are for Gtk+.  I'm sure you know that, though, since
> you're going to be writing a large and complicated piece of software.
> Also, you could look into the conversation creation preferences and
> your window manager settings, if you liked.  You can probably mitigate
> the effects of windows popping up.  There are also ICQ privacy
> settings which may be helpful.  Kiddie tantrums sometimes work, too --
> not very often, but it's worth a try.
> Ethan
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