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pidgin is a software used to have multi protocols in one tool...It is easier to access... it contains Gtalk ,yahoo messenger, aim,aol,etc

pidgin is a software used to have multi protocols in one tool...It is easier to access... it contains Gtalk ,yahoo messenger, aim,aol,etc

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  • Partha Sarathy Web 2.0 Professional An Instant messenger
      • communication between two or more people
  • Past Present Future
      • IRC (Internet Relay Chat)
      • AOL Instant Messenger (AIM)
      • Yahoo Messenger , MSN, GoogleTalk
  • Features
    • Chatting, sending message
    • save a conversation
    • Download and start
    • Quick exchange of information.
    • Transfer up to 4GB
  • Author of The program was originally written on or before 1999. The number of Pidgin users was estimated to be over 3 million in 2007 Mark Spencer
      • Communicate with different protocols
  • ALL IN ONE
        • AIM, IRC, MSN, Google Talk, My Space, ICQ, Yahoo Messenger, Jabber,etc
  • When do you Use Pidgin?
        • consolidate IM clients
        • file transfer
        • Multi platform compatibility
        • Contact list
  • When to Not Use Pidgin?
        • Advanced features such as Video and Voice services
        • Short installations…
  • Installation Guidelines (Windows XP):
    • The following steps are used to install the product
    • Download the program from: http://pidgin.im/download/
    • Click on the program icon:
    • Select a language:
  • Advantages
      • All-in-one messaging solution
      • Available for all major operating systems
      • Supports tabbing
      • Occupies less space.
  • DISADVANTAGE
      • Audio/Video not supported
  • Architecture
    • Built upon a backend library called libPurple
      • Lib is implemented by many other Open Source clients including Adium on Mac OS X, and Meebo, a web based client
    • Makes use of open source Aspell Dictionaries to allow for spell and grammar checking
  • Competing OSS Packages/Frameworks
    • There are many other competing clients that make use of libPurple
    • There are also competing multi-protocol frameworks/clients, such as Miranda, Kopete and Trillian
    • Naturally, the official clients for each of the protocols compete with Pidgin as well
      • Windows Live Messenger
      • Yahoo! Messenger
      • Etc.
  • Licensing
    • Both Pidgin and libPurple are released under GPL
    • Ensures that any potential future modifications are also free
  • Conclusion
    • libPurple is fairly mature and stable, given that it is implemented by many different clients.
      • Each client has its own small community of developers, and generally, they all help out with libPurple as well
      • Pidgin itself includes mailing lists, merchandising, and an active plugin development community
    • If you use multiple protocols, use Pidgin!
  • References/Links
    • SourceForge.net. 2008. Pidgen [Online] Available from http://sourceforge.net/projects/pidgin/ [accessed 22 September 2008]
    • Pidgen.im. 2008. Pidgen [Online] Available from http://pidgin.im/ [accessed 22 September 2008]
    • Multiprotocol_instant_messaging_application
    • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gaim
    • http://www.pidgin.im/about/
  • [email_address] sarathy1988.wordpress.com pskasula.webs.com