Coccinella (software)

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Developer(s) Mats Bengtsson
Stable release
0.96.20 / September 29, 2010; 6 years ago (2010-09-29)
Written in Tcl
Operating system BSD,
Linux/Unix, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows,
License GPLv3

Coccinella (from the latin "coccinella", ladybird) is a free and open-source cross-platform client for the XMPP/Jabber-instant messaging-protocol.

The software is written in the Tcl/Tk language, and it runs under BSD, Linux, Mac OS X, Solaris, Windows and all other platforms that support Tcl/Tk. Mats Bengtsson published it in 1999, under the name Whiteboard. It was renamed Coccinella in 2003[1]


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  1. ^ sander (January 1, 2007). "8 Years and More". Coccinella. 

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