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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
Gwibber
Kopete
Skype
Ekiga
Psi
XChat
konversation
aMSN
Irssi
CenterIM
Gajim
Kadu
KMess
Empathy
EKG2
Gyachi
Linphone
Finch
BitlBee
WeeChat

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Old 01-12-2011, 05:02 PM   #1
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Messaging Application of the Year


Which app do you prefer to keep in touch?

--jeremy
 
Old 01-13-2011, 11:03 AM   #2
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Where is qutIM?
 
Old 01-13-2011, 11:06 AM   #3
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Discovered irssi a few months back. Better late than never.
 
Old 01-13-2011, 11:42 AM   #4
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Kopete. QT, but nice.

1- The awesome Twinkle is not listed. Maybe because there were no update in 2010 ?
2- Sorry, aMsn, but you do only msn... and you do it pretty well.
3- Hey !!! Is Skype open source ?!!?
 
Old 01-13-2011, 12:10 PM   #5
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1) There hasn't been a Twinkle release in almost two years, so we have no plan to add it this year.
3) There is no requirement to be Open Source for this particular category.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-13-2011, 06:18 PM   #6
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Pidgin...
 
Old 01-13-2011, 06:20 PM   #7
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Just Skype
 
Old 01-13-2011, 06:30 PM   #8
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I used to use Pidgin but tried Kopete and it stuck.

I use Skype also but my vote was for Kopete

Last edited by chrisretusn; 01-13-2011 at 06:32 PM.
 
Old 01-13-2011, 08:11 PM   #9
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I'm a Pidgin kinda guy.
 
Old 01-13-2011, 09:42 PM   #10
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I use finch...not on the list :P
 
Old 01-14-2011, 03:51 AM   #11
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Pidgin. The plugins are excellent and make it decent for IRC too
 
Old 01-14-2011, 10:19 AM   #12
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Finch has been added.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-14-2011, 10:45 AM   #13
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Finch has been added.

--jeremy
but still no qutIM?
 
Old 01-14-2011, 10:50 AM   #14
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From what I see, qutIM did not have a single release in 2010.

--jeremy
 
Old 01-14-2011, 03:14 PM   #15
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For me nothing beats Pidgin so far.
 
  


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