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Poll: Messaging App of the Year
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Messaging App of the Year

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The nominees are:

Pidgin
Kopete
Skype
Gizmo
Ekiga
Psi
XChat
konversation
aMSN
Irssi
BitchX
SIM
CenterIM
Ayttm
Gajim
Kadu
Finch
Spark
KMess
Quassel
Empathy
Linphone
Coccinella

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Old 01-07-2010, 03:54 PM   #1
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Messaging App of the Year


Which app do you prefer to keep in touch?

--jeremy
 
Old 01-07-2010, 07:51 PM   #2
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Jeremy please add Kmess to the list.

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Old 01-08-2010, 01:04 PM   #3
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irssi+bitlbee
 
Old 01-08-2010, 02:07 PM   #4
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Now that pidgin has improved a lot, it gets my vote over kopete.
 
Old 01-10-2010, 06:25 PM   #5
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skype open source? i wish pidgin could use the skype protocol, at least for text chat...
 
Old 01-10-2010, 07:07 PM   #6
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i wish pidgin could use the skype protocol, at least for text chat...
Agreed. They are planning to open source the 'UI' only. Not the complete solution we would like, but a step in the right direction.
 
Old 01-11-2010, 04:40 AM   #7
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well skype sucks anyway, so it doesn't matter, because I doubt it will win. It's damn buggy and very insecure.
 
Old 01-11-2010, 05:10 PM   #8
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aMSN!!

Even over Windows or MacOSX
 
Old 01-11-2010, 11:26 PM   #9
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Quassel!!! How can you not have Quassel on the list?
 
Old 01-12-2010, 05:18 AM   #10
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Pidgin for everything except IRC where I use X-Chat. I'm glad that audio/video has finally arrived in Pidgin. Hopefully a/v support for the remaining protocols will arrive this year
 
Old 01-12-2010, 10:52 AM   #11
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Quassel has been added.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-12-2010, 10:58 AM   #12
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Pidgin for gui.
 
Old 01-12-2010, 12:44 PM   #13
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I would have expected to find Empathy here? I daresay that is the IM app that got the most exposure in 2009...
 
Old 01-12-2010, 12:46 PM   #14
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Empathy has been added.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-12-2010, 08:26 PM   #15
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Replace centericq with centerim. Centerim is a fork of the first, which is no longer mantained.
 
  


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