Digsby - http://www.digsby.com

Ben Bridts ben at bridts.be
Fri Jan 16 10:47:29 EST 2009

John Moore 3rd wrote:
> Phil Hannent wrote:
>> Jarred Nicholls wrote:
>>> Did you know Digsby has totally ripped off of your project, and just
>>> glorified it?  You should be pissed.
>> I think that this came up a couple of years back.  Digsby looks similar but is
>> not libpurple or Pidgin rebranded.  Its written in python if I recall.
> Also, Digsby doesn't support all of the protocols/services that Pidgin
> does.  Another thing that Digsby cannot offer is the range of
> customizing Plug-Ins or Support that are available to Pidgin Users.
And it's not open-source nor does it run on (GNU/)Linux (yet) ;-)

But I don't think someone should be pissed. I find it a good sign when all the other programs start
to look like Pidgin. I means that the Pidgin UI is appealing to a lot of people =).


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