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On Fri, 2015-04-24 at 18:33 +0100, Allan Day wrote:
> This will largely be determined by whatever decisions are made
> upstream in the GNOME project. (Chat is integrated into several key
> GNOME modules - such as the shell and the control center - so it's
> simply a matter of switching packages around.)
This isn't true: neither control-center nor gnome-shell depends on
Empathy in Fedora 22 (in fact, not a single package on my computer
It's completely true in the sense that both gnome-shell uses
Telepathy as its chat backend, and that the Online Accounts panel in
control-center allow setting up Telepathy chat accounts.
Changing that isn't a matter of removing an app to drop-in another.