ottothecow writes: While various attempts at video and voice support have been in the pipeline since long before GAIM became Pidgin, fully functioning support over XMPP is on its way. Lifehacker reports that Pidgin 2.6 adds voice and video support for GChat (and presumably any other xmpp network) for Mac and Linux. Windows still has a few bugs but they are being worked on. Pidgin 2.6.1 is only available as source at the moment (but precompiled versions are available at getdeb.
IF I HAD A MINE SHAFT, I don't think I would just abandon it. There's
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-- Jack Handley, The New Mexican, 1988.