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Yahoo Messenger

I really hate companies that simply don’t care about backward
compatibilty. Yahoo! is phasing out it’s Messenger while completely
disregarding the Linux users. It even offers me to download the new
version and then gives .exe file. Not that Linux port of Yahoo!
Messenger was really good, I’m using Kopete and Gaim/Pidgin. But
getting constant messages that “You are using an older version of
Yahoo! Messenger that is no longer supported.” is a major PITA. Ok, I
got it the first time, but it keeps nagging.
 
This is getting to the point that I really don’t care anymore. I guess
I’ll switch to google talk or whatever. Maybe the new messenger is
sooo much better, and it will attract more new users they they lose.

Milan Babuškov, 2009-09-20
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