Yann Leboulanger wrote: > Here I am, back from some days without the internet :) > > Peter Saint-Andre wrote: >>>> Will Gajim apply on its own or will Gajim-related projects be mentored >>>> under the umbrella of the XMPP Standards Foundation again this year? >>>> (Assuming the XSF is accepted... :) > > Don't we need a real assiciation structure to apply as an organisation? > So indeed this year I was thinking about being in XMPP's umbrella. Do > you think Gajim should apply on its own Peter? Maybe for next year?
No, we'll continue to use the XSF for this, I think. The XSF has the organizational infrastructure to handle this, plus this way I'm the only one who has to deal wtih all the stupid admin stuff. :) >> I think it would be great to have an implementation of SXE whiteboarding >> in Psi and an implementation in Gajim! > > +1, if all clients implement the same protocol, that would be much better ! > >> Unfortunately, we have competing proposals for whiteboarding over XMPP. >> The XMPP Council needs to decide how to proceed. The "least-worst" >> solution may be for the XSF to publish both as informational specs and >> "let the market decide" about the best approach. If both Psi and Gajim >> support the SXE approach (I think they are the two most popular >> Jabber-only clients) then that would be part of the market >> decision-making process. ;-) > > At the begining I thought Mateusz could help you to write the XEP, but > in fact it seems it is already written. XSF needs to take a decision, > and in that, he can't help. Correct. :| >>>> > * test framework: some sort of automated tests to test features in >>>> > Gajim to avoid regressions >>>> >>>> Important, but kind of boring. But maybe you get excited about it. :) I >>>> think it's important to work on something that excites you, not just >>>> something that would be good for the community. Yes it's hard to balance >>>> those things sometimes... >>> I thought of including automatic GUI testing stuff in it so it would >>> be more fun. But yes - writing tests might be boring :] > > Indeed, automatic GUI testingwould be nice too: we can't test all > features of gajim everyday. > >>>> > * plugin system >>>> >>>> Plugins are always cool. :) >>> I'll probably write sth longer later, but in short this would include >>> help with reorganizing how events work (there's a ticket for this >>> already), and creating some hooks in gui (main menu, roster, chat >>> window, context menu). IBM's Sametime has a pretty good documentation >>> on it as they have generalized Sametime in version 7.5 and build a >>> pretty nice framework. I've developed plugin for it during my >>> internship at IBM so I have some experience in plugins system in >>> (commercial) IM client. > > That's something we plan in a near futur (after 0.12 release) to be able > ton configure the way events are handled more smartly (buddy pounces) > >>>> > * BOSH thing >>>> >>>> IMHO BOSH will become more widespread (we hope to launch it soon at >>>> jabber.org once we install ejabberd 2.0.0 on a new machine) so support >>>> for it in Gajim would be great. >>> You mean XMPP over BOSH? >> Yes. But perhaps Gajim already includes support for this somewhere in SVN? > > No we don't have anything about that yet. > >>>> Other projects I think are interesting (I am not sure if Gajim already >>>> supports these, my apologies if it does -- I'm a Psi user but would be >>>> happy to test Gajim on the Mac once that port is stable): >>>> - support for link-local messaging (XEP-0174) > > We already have that. True, I remember seeing Gajim users on link-local networks at the devcon. :) > >>> - support for PEP (XEP-0163) > > We have that in SVN. Next release will have that. Cool. It should be deployed at jabber.org soon with ejabberd 2.0. >>>> - support for message archiving (XEP-0136) -- this may be one of the >>>> community's priorities for 2008 >>> And it might be a really great project to implement for GSoC. I'm >>> personally interested in making this work in Gajim ASAP as I use >>> multiple OSes. > > We don't have that, and that would be a cool project too. Kevin Smith said that Psi will be working on that before long. >> BTW, all reports are that Asterix is a great mentor so I hope you can >> find a project that will be accepted! > > Thank's Peter :) :) Peter -- Peter Saint-Andre https://stpeter.im/
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