Elimination of Howl backend for bonjour prpl
daniel.atallah at gmail.com
Wed Dec 5 18:04:06 EST 2007
On Dec 5, 2007 3:11 PM, Luke Schierer <lschiere at pidgin.im> wrote:
> On Wed, Dec 05, 2007 at 02:49:25PM -0500, Daniel Atallah wrote:
> > There are now 3 implemenations of the mdns functionality for the bonjour
> > prpl: Avahi, Howl and DnsSD (Apple Bonjour) (only used on win32).
> > At this point, since Howl has been discontinued for quite a while, and
> > because I don't want to have to maintain it, I'm planning to eliminate
> > Howl implementation for the next release from the im.pidgin.pidginbranch.
> > There are a number of things that don't work correctly in it right now
> > example, it doesn't receive updates and buddy icons are not supported).
> > Does anyone have a compelling reason why this shouldn't be done?
> > -D
> Which are the Adium guys using?
Neither. Adium doesn't use our Bonjour prpl, they have a completely
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