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Empathy’s Future in GNOME Is Now Questionable, Might Be Removed

Allan Day, a GNOME developer and Red Hat employee, sent an email to the GNOME Release Team asking them to decide the future of the Empathy and Telepathy applications in the GNOME desktop environment. In the email, Allan Day suggests five different methods for dealing with the Empathy/Telepathy situation in GNOME, the first one being the creation of a new Telepathy-based chat client or call for new maintainers for the Empathy app.