State of Pidgin: Attracting and Maintaining New Contributors

Eion Robb eion at
Tue Oct 3 16:46:45 EDT 2017

I'm really not sure how the choice in VCS client really makes a
difference.  There's extensions for both `git` and `hg` to be able to talk
to mercurial and git repos respectively.

On 4 October 2017 at 08:10, Richard Laager <rlaager at> wrote:

> On 10/03/2017 06:03 AM, David Woodhouse wrote:
> > They can shout at me too; I wholeheartedly agree with this.
> I also agree 100%.
> I know it's not going to change, but it really has been a hassle for me.
> Literally everything else I work on uses git, so it's a pain to do
> anything in Pidgin. That doesn't make git better or more correct or
> whatever, but it is more popular and common for me.
> The GitHub vs. Bitbucket thing is similar, but a much smaller issue for
> me personally than Git vs Mercurial.
> --
> Richard
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