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Yeah, It's a shame the developers are being such fools over this.

Unfortunately some people think they know what is best all the time, no matter what the user thinks (*cough*GNU*cough*).
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Adium for the win, i wish it was multi-platform.
Same. They should make it multiplatform. I wish they would get cracking on the audio/video chat as well. But for plain IMing, Adium is, by far, the best I've used.
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What a silly fork, why couldn't they just add a plugin.
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I'll stick with Trillian.
I'll stick with my Trillian Astra.
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post #16 of 35
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What a silly fork, why couldn't they just add a plugin.
It is in the fork, but the original pidgin didn't give plugins access to that, it seems.
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wow... not a single person other than me who uses the far superior Mercury?
1.9 seriously kicks rear ends.
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wow... not a single person other than me who uses the far superior Mercury?
1.9 seriously kicks rear ends.
Honestly can't see any advantage of that over Pidgin. Maybe it's just me?

Oh, Webcam support. I guess that'd be useful, I might check it out.
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post #19 of 35
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Originally Posted by DJZeratul View Post
why not just have an option in preferences for "Auto-resize" and then if its unchecked you can resize it manually? Easy enough to do...

BTW the "Pidgin" pigeon is a complete rip off of Adium's duck character thats been around forever. Adium for the win, i wish it was multi-platform.
You do realize that Adium is based off Pidgin, right? Even if Pidgin did 'rip off' Adium's logo, then if anything it's a good thing. It's adds a sort of uniform to the libpurple-based IM clients.
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post #20 of 35
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Originally Posted by The_Jester View Post
You do realize that Adium is based off Pidgin, right?
Hmm, I had no idea. But that's cool; I liked Pidgin a lot, and I like Adium best

Does Pidgin have a "dock to screen edge" capability yet?
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