Pidgin mascot

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Fri Sep 14 14:51:25 EDT 2012

On Sep 13, 2012, at 18:10 EDT, Ethan Blanton <elb at> wrote:

> Tres Finocchiaro spake unto us the following wisdom:
>> When the Pidgin project was ready to change names, how did it pick
>> "Pidgin"?  Was it something on IRC that caught a developers eye, or
>> was Denis responsible for this creative name as well?
> The developers had a very long discussion about this, and decided it
> among ourselves.  The Pidgin suggestion came from (I believe) Sean
> Egan, who was lead developer at the time.

As best I can tell from the partial archives I have access to (I could have sworn I had saved all those old threads, but I cannot figure out where I put them), You actually proposed the name pidgin Ethan.  


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