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Re: What are the best windowed IRC clients, and which are apt-get'able?

On Tuesday 21 October 2003 19:54, Robin wrote:

> First of all, KVIrc 3 is still in beta (according to the website) and has
> been for a very long time, and I didn't want to package beta software for
> Debian. Every now and then I took a look at it, it still appeared very
> much developers-only version.

It looks ready to go to me. According to Szymon Stefanek, the only thing 
keeping it from going final is unicode support. In a recent post he actually 
said that he thought it should have been released without it and add it in 
for v3.1.

> Secondly, I just don't like the way KVIrc 3 looks. Its UI is too
> clunky for my tastes. I have to admit some of the UI ideas in KVIrc are

Well I like it. Sure it could be improved but I don't think that should stop 
it from being available. Can't we have both and let users decide?

One thing that does bother me is that last time I tried to compile it, it 
needed legacy qt headers which doesn't sound good to me.


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