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Pro Easy-to-use interface
Pro Open source
Pro Supports file transfers
Pro OTR encryption
Con Appears to be abandoned
Not Gatekeeper-compatible, SSL cert expired, social media presence is ancient.
Con Lack of multi-resource message capability
No carbon copy, for example.
Con Lack of OMEMO encryption
the de facto standard for Jabber Texting [xmpp]
Con No antispam (built-in or by plugin)
It has no challenge-like antispam (such as seen on github.com/jesobreira/box-sentry plugin for pidgin).