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Re: Alpha checkpoint

On Tue, 2009-01-27 at 00:06 -0800, Peter Gordon wrote:
>  Another huge issue with the transition was that there was no easy way to
> migrate accounts from Pidgin, In recent releases, there is now an
> "Import Accounts" button to the accounts dialog which automagically
> imports login information from Pidgin. (I have tested this successfully
> on Fedora 10 with rawhide Empathy/Telepathy packages, and AIM, Yahoo!
> IM, Jabber, and GoogleTalk all were imported nicely).
> That should definitely make things a lot simpler for new users who would
> be hesitant because of the necessity to re-create a lot of account info.

Users with existing account information and settings and history via say
pidgin, will likely just continue using pidgin, as they'd be doing
upgrades.  I don't see this as a big issue, and instead concentrate on
the new user experience.

Jesse Keating
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