Cooling Down

May 12, 2007 at 2:07 am 2 comments

Well, both sides seem to have cooled down now. The wording on the wiki now better reflects the problem rather than seeming like an attack against Slackware. (Thanks to rlaager for posting the new wording!) Unfortunatly the damage has been done, and I’m certain there will be many Slackware users who will never run Pidgin again. While I’m no longer opposed to running Pidgin ever again, I think I’ll still look around for a lighter client. (Or make my own 🙂 )

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Pidgin Devs Bite Off More Than They Can Chew SINP beta 1 released

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  • 1. Qualsiasi.NET  |  May 12, 2007 at 7:32 am

    Pidgin (ex Gaim) vs Slackware (e Pat)

    “We have no developers using Slackware, and we do not support it, due to a history of problems which are caused or made unnecessarily difficult to solve by the fact that its package system does not support automatic dependency resolution. We also reco…

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  • 2. -P  |  May 12, 2007 at 4:07 pm

    Slackware never asked Pidgin to “support” them by building packages. Slackware built packages for them.

    I’d like to hear an example of this “history of problems”. Sounds like a lot of them, so it should be easy to mention a few.

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