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Trillian Removed From Google Pack  (View post)

Michael Akerman [PersonRank 1]

Saturday, May 20, 2006
15 years ago4,624 views

I hypothesize that this has to do with GTalk's supposed future interoperability with AIM.

I hope it comes soon.

/pd [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Was not Trilllian actually XMPP complient ??

this means that GTalk is the main value proposition that will be leveraged!!

Any idea, if they (google) can match the SKype Deal (at least in North America's) ??

IMHO, google cannot get into the VoIP markets!!

thoughts ??

Steve Rubel [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

Maybe they bought meebo.

Jason Schramm [PersonRank 5]

15 years ago #

I used to use Trillian, but then they launched a big effort to make money and lost their soul.

Eric Cranston [PersonRank 3]

15 years ago #

I despise Trillian...it's annoying...use GAIM.

I always thought it had no place in the google pack...Google uses KISS...Trillian doesn't use KISS...

Brinke Guthrie [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

Sound of Trillian exec's whining:

'Waaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa.'

Why was it even there in the first place if they have GT? Dumb.

SCJM [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

WHY DO THEY HAVE REALPLAYER?

Ionut Alex. Chitu [PersonRank 10]

15 years ago #

I think Google Pack is just a trick to install Google software.You can choose to install what you want from the Pack, but people targeted by GPack (who are not computer savy) don't generally change the defaults.

David Kerry [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

Never mind, trillian is a hideous app. If anything, Google Pack is now improved.

Now... next to go, Real Player.. :D

Jens Minor [PersonRank 3]

15 years ago #

Trillian was been removed since May, 8th this Year
jmboard.com/gw/2006/05/08/tril ...

CT [PersonRank 1]

15 years ago #

<em>Google's</em> going to "need it" (lots of luck)??

I'll have a glass of whatever flavor of Kool-Aid the Trillian corporate cafeteria is serving up. It sounds trippy. Maybe they can start mass-producing that after their chat-client business gets rolled.

Yura S [PersonRank 0]

15 years ago #

GTalk can already interoperater with ICQ and AIM, albeit
not in a straight way(register both gtalk and icq on the same jabber client,
then when you open gtalk you see your icq contacts too)

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