--- a/community.md Wed Aug 21 23:45:43 2019 -0400
@@ -9,16 +9,16 @@
There are two primary Pidgin-related chat resources:
- * `#pidgin` on `irc.freenode.net` **IRC** `email@example.com` **XMPP
Developers, contributors, and users alike are welcome to join us in either of
### Is there a user mailing list?
-Yes! For general questions about using Pidgin, problems connecting, etc. please
-use the [support mailing
If you're a developer and want to ask about the internals of libpurple, Pidgin,
@@ -32,9 +32,10 @@
-### Can I help? Yes! We especially need small patches for small bugs, and lots
-of bug triaging. There are a slew of a bug reports in Pidgin's ticket system -
-you could pick one and try to tackle it and submit a patch. We love patches!
Bug triaging is when you look at a bug report and determine whether it is a
duplicate of an earlier report, or whether it is user error, or maybe you need
@@ -70,14 +71,17 @@
* XMPP (a.k.a. Jabber), SIMPLE, and IRC are published protocols, so we didn't
- * need to reverse-engineer them. (Google Talk is an implementation of XMPP.)
* MSN was at one time a published protocol; over time changes have creeped
- * into the protocol and other people have reverse engineered those newer
- * revisions. OSCAR and Yahoo! are not published, and were reverse engineered
- * by other people. Sametime is maintained by a developer of the meanwhile
- * library we make use of. Our SILC plugin was written by one of the protocol's
- * developers. Novell kindly provided us with the Novell !GroupWise plugin. QQ
- * was reverse-engineered by other people and later absorbed into libpurple.
### Do Pidgin and Finch support secure instant messaging (encrypted IM)?
--- a/hugo/content/building/2.x.y.md Wed Aug 21 23:45:43 2019 -0400
@@ -79,7 +79,7 @@
try `patch -p1 < something.diff`.
## Is there a way to compile without some protocols?
-There are actually twoways:
- Run `./configure` with the `--with-static-prpls` option with the
`--disable-plugins` option. This will let you choose which protocols to