Adium

Archive for May, 2008

This Peanut Looks Like A Duck

Saturday, May 31st, 2008

Jesper informs me of a website called This Peanut Looks Like A Duck.

This site, like so many, originates with a single post, containing a photo of a mis-shapen peanut next to a rubber ducky. The site’s creators have followed that post with a succession of photos of other objects that look like various kinds of birds—mostly peanuts, and mostly ducks.

Thanks, Jesper. And if any of you have any other duck sightings to report, feel free to contact us.

AIHyperlinks Goes BSD, Changes Name to AutoHyperlinks

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

As of May 13th, 2008 AIHyperlinks, the framework responsible for Adium’s link detection, has been renamed to AutoHyperlinks and set free.

The framework has officially been relicensed under the modified BSD license, allowing Mac developers – large and small – to use our framework in their own projects, both open and closed source, for their hyperlink gathering and autolinkification needs.

So, I’d like to challenge you, Mac developers: changing all the http://’s from a string into links is the most obvious use for it, but I’m really curious what the Mac developer community at large can do with our little framework.

Interested? Read our AutoHyperlinks wiki page, grab the source, give back (if you’d like), and have at it!

Adiumy sighting: In a jar of mustard

Wednesday, May 14th, 2008

Adium user Daniel Versteeg wrote in to tell us that his girlfriend, after inaugurating a fresh jar of mustard, discovered that she’d inadvertently carved the shape of Adiumy out of it:

He's there in the jar, carved out of the mustard.

He sent us this picture (which he took with his iPhone) partly to ask you whether you had any Duck sightings of your own.

So, how about it? Have you seen Adiumy (or his silhouette, at least) anywhere? (We will, of course, need photographic evidence, to document his journey.)

Facebook Chat in Adium

Thursday, May 8th, 2008

Good news, Facebook fans! I’ve just finished adding Facebook Chat support to Adium for the next release :)

Facebook Screenshot