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Pidgin blueprint: add initial test results about candidate clients

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* Translated into 25+ languages
* Small but quickly increasing popularity:
* Simple and modern-looking GUI
* Simple account setup wizard. First-run experience feels good. -- intrigeri
* Requires valid TLS certificate, which prevents connecting to Onion XMPP servers:
- <>
- <>
- <>
Is there a way for power-users to workaround this?
* Reading encrypted OMEMO messages received from a Gajim user always worked out of the box.
* Sending encrypted OMEMO messages to a Gajim user did not work initially (looks
like <> and
<>). But it turns out it was a caused
by a XMPP server that is known to have odd issues. It worked just fine
with another XMPP server.
### Security
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* People from Security-in-a-Box have used it successfully in Tails.
* Large established user base (<>)
for a XMPP client. Stagnating since about 10 years.
* Account setup wizard is confusing: when one wants to enable Tor, one also has to fill in
other advanced settings.
* By default, tries to save passwords to the GNOME password store,
which we decided is hard to persist. This can be disabled.
* Allows accepting an arbitrary TLS certificate, which allows connecting to
Onion XMPP servers.
### Security
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