On Tuesday 20 September 2011 22:43:01 Timothy Pearson wrote: > >> >> As a project with limited resources we do not support applications > >> that: > >> >> a.) Are maintained upstream > >> >> b.) Have standalone replacements that fully include the feature set > >> of > >> >> the > >> >> application in question > > > > I would prefer to use an application that is integrated with my desktop. > > What's wrong with Kopete or Konversation? I don't know, do not use both. Anyway in Kopete I do not like the appearance. > >> >> c.) Would utilise an unusual amount of Trinity developer resources to > >> >> maintain, especially applications where there are legal problems or > >> b.) > >> >> above applies. > >> >> d.) Have a very low user base under Trinity. > > > > I don't think user base of Trinity is large anyway. > > Well, the population of power users is small compared to regular users in > most cases anyway. You know what I meant; out of Trinity users I would > bet most people never even heard of kde-sim. I completely agree with you. But if you take power users, or 90% of of the messengers for KDE3 the picture will not change. Not only sim, but I bet they did not heard about the following instant messengers: kmess psi licq kadu and many others. > If you want to maintain it that's fine with me. Oh now. It is quite enough for me that I maintain them in KDE:KDE3 > I won't consider it for > inclusion in the Trinity archives until it supports the Yahoo protocol > legally again, and even then it would be conditional on your future > maintenance to handle problems with APIs, etc. It is your project, maintain it yourself. I maintain my project, you maintain yours. I only can point your attention to certain things. > From where I sit there are > plenty of good Trinity-integrated IRC applications available, If you are talking about IRC apps, there are even more of them than instant messengers, of course. But IRC and IM are something different things. > and effort > should be focused on fixing bugs and upcoming problems such as the > network-manager 0.9 API switch. Sure.