[Adium-devl] The History of Adium
chris at growl.info
Tue Apr 29 17:23:07 UTC 2008
I wrote some here as well:
This is probably about 2 years old now.
On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 11:52 PM, Adam Iser <adam at mutablecopy.net> wrote:
> Sproing! Dial-up internet will never be the same.
> Random early-build Adium screens:
> Original releases were Open Source by license (inherited from
> firetalk), but not in spirit as there was no public repo and it was a
> one-man effort. In the later 1.x releases Evan hoped in (and a few
> others) and we decided to make it more of a community thing. This
> brought about Adium 2.0/X with its multi-protocol support and
> horrifically over-architected plugin-based design (Hurray oo
> inexperience), which slowly grew into the awesome beast it is today
> (Largely thanks to the community's support). All of it mocking my
> inability to draw a messenger bird :)
> Fun fact for ya: The original Adium duck sounds (QUACK!) are actually
> me Mooing like a cow (I've always liked cows) played in reverse and
> shifted in pitch.
> - Adam
> On Mon, Apr 28, 2008 at 8:00 PM, Colin Barrett <timber at lava.net> wrote:
> > On Apr 28, 2008, at 7:56 PM, Joe Ranieri wrote:
> > >
> > > On Apr 28, 2008, at 22:38, Peter Hosey wrote:
> > >
> > >> On Apr 28, 2008, at 19:11, Evan Schoenberg <evan.s at dreskin.net>
> > >> wrote:
> > >>> ... it could be interesting to build a history on the Trac wiki...
> > >>> what sort of things would be interesting or useful to include?
> > >>
> > >> Adam starts Adium or CocAIMe.
> > >>
> > >> CocAIMe becomes Adium.
> > >
> > > I thought it became Adium CK (AIM + DUCK) first?
> > That was the original impetus for the name Adium. The CK was dropped
> > pretty fast, iirc. Adam might no more, he'd be a good person to talk
> > to if you were really interested in building a detailed timeline of
> > this early stuff.
> > I should dig up the pictures from AdiumCon 03 and 04, both held in my
> > grandmother's livingroom. AdiumCon 04 had Me, Adam, Laura, Steve Holt
> > and enderMXB, iirc. (And Sproing. Who could forget Sproing?)
> > -Colin
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