Will Trillian ASTRA ever come out?

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  1. PSUPef2K

    PSUPef2K #Elite member

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    Doubt it.
     
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    Prolly not. Its been in dev for what... 3 years?
     
  3. PSUPef2K

    PSUPef2K #Elite member

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    at least
     
  4. PSUPef2K

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    Who gives a fuck? Just use Pidgin.
     
  6. PSUPef2K

    PSUPef2K #Elite member

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    pidgin is absolute trash.
     
  7. deusexaethera

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    If it were, you'd be absolutely right.
     
  8. Hate Crime

    Hate Crime Don't Hate OT Supporter

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    pidgin = the dumbed down version of trillian.
     
  9. samm

    samm Next in Line

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    use adium instead
     
  10. deusexaethera

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    Trillian = the dolled-up version of Pidgin with useless extra features and the inability to transfer files between users 75% of the time.
     
  11. deusexaethera

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    Never heard of it. Link?
     
  12. Doc Brown

    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    Oddly enough, file transfers work perfectly on Skype.

    :dunno:
     
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    Doc Brown Don't make me make you my hobby

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    So what was supposed to be the big deal with Astra, anyway?
     
  14. Zak8022

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    It was just the next version, with a fancy new name. They stopped dev on regular trillian like... 5 years ago. Feels like its been decades at this point. They kept touting that Astra was going to be the best thing ever. It might be... but we've never even gotten a beta, so no one will ever know.
     
  15. deusexaethera

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    That's because Pidgin stole the ball and ran with it.
     
  16. whup

    whup I wish you had children and.. so that I could step

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    I'm still using Miranda. I tried Trillian (too unstable and flakey at times and also had that bloated feel when I first used it; probably lots better now), GAIM (now Pidgin), but I've always come back to Miranda.

    Would definitely have to say that all the multi-protocol clients are still lacking in a lot of ways, mostly in keeping up with the multimedia capabilities of the native clients, but that's a hard ask.
     

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