An article about Gaim hit Slashdot again a few days ago.
You can find the article here: A First Look at Gaim 2.0 [linux.com]
After several attempts with the linux.com comment interface (and three mispostings), I finally created this posting: Various Thoughts
The Slashdot article is here: A First Look at Gaim 2.0 [slashdot.org]
In general, when Gaim hits Slashdot, lots of users spend lots of time making lots of comments. Many of these comments represent honest questions, many are completely irritating, and a few can be very insightful.