"Many years ago, when this project was first started, it was
called 'GTK+ AOL Instant Messenger.' AOL naturally complained, and
Mark Spencer changed the name to 'Gaim.' AOL was appeased, and no
one really ever heard of it because there were very few users back
"A few years passed, AOL trademarked 'AIM,' and started refering
to their IM services under that name. They complained. The issue
was brought up on Slashdot, and the developers at the time got some
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