April 11, 2007

AOL dispute forces GAIM to become "Pidgin"

GAIM, the popular open-source instant messaging (IM) application, last week changed its name to Pidgin, in order to settle a longstanding legal dispute with AOL. GAIM originally got its name as the acronym from "GTK+ AOL Instant Messenger," the Pidgin website says.

Link: desktoplinux.com

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