Bug 235615 - Rename gaim to pidgin
Rename gaim to pidgin
Status: CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: gaim (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Warren Togami
http://www.pidgin.im/index.php?id=177
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Reported: 2007-04-08 01:10 EDT by Mike McGrath
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:12 EST (History)
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Fixed In Version: 2.0.1-1.fc6
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Last Closed: 2007-06-03 16:43:42 EDT
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Description Mike McGrath 2007-04-08 01:10:44 EDT
Looks like there are legal issues with the name 'gaim' and they're renaming it.

http://www.pidgin.im/index.php?id=177
Comment 1 Warren Togami 2007-04-09 00:43:49 EDT
Renaming will happen in Fedora only after there is an official upstream release
using the new name, which is not yet.
Comment 2 Răzvan Sandu 2007-05-11 02:08:55 EDT
Pidgin arrived at version 2.0.0.0 (stable) and has been oficially released.

A text version (console) is available under name Finch.


Please publish updated RPM packages for FC6 that will obsolete the old Gaim.
Comment 3 Stu Tomlinson 2007-05-11 06:36:15 EDT
*** Bug 239762 has been marked as a duplicate of this bug. ***
Comment 4 Heiko Adams 2007-05-27 07:20:08 EDT
Pidgin 2.0.1 has been release recently and still no packages for fc6
Comment 5 Stu Tomlinson 2007-06-03 16:43:42 EDT
Pidgin 2.0.1 is now in Fedora Extras 6

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