mark at kingant.net
Fri Jun 29 03:17:23 EDT 2007
On Thu, 28 Jun 2007 22:21:06 -0400, Nathan Walp wrote
> Sean Egan wrote:
> > On 6/28/07, Chris Forsythe <chris at growl.info> wrote> Etan Reisner wrote:
> >> True, but isn't libpurple a library that does not shape Pidgin?
> > I, personally, have no objection to this. My original comment was only
> > because I know the general feelings of those who maintain the Jabber
> > prpl, regarding this feature specifically and the standards process in
> > general.
> > Anyone who has ever spent time following the XMPP standards process
> > would probably realize nothing would ever get done if you waited to
> > see the standards process all the way through. It's hard to properly
> > see through a protocol until you have at least two implementations of
> > this.
> > My only caveat would be that "http://pidgin.im/xmpp/" may not be the
> > best namespace URI for this. http://pidgin.im/libpurple/xmpp might be
> > better. Perhaps, since it's a feature primarily desired by Adium:
> > http://adiumx.com/xmpp
> > And I'm sure some people here would prefer it to be:
> > <buzz xmlns='mailto:am at adiumx.com?subject=I+hate+buzz+you+suck'/>
> > :)
> > I generally concede to Nathan and Etan on issues of the XMPP plugin,
> > but I'm at a conference in Chicago right now and Peter Saint-Andre,
> > "Patron Saint of Jabber" is sitting right next to me. When we have a
> > break, I'll ask him what he recommends.
> I have no problem with this being added to libpurple, but this was
> brought up on standards-jig in October, and nothing ever really came
> of it. I'd like to see the discussion resurrected, and others at
> least showing interest before we go implementing it.
> Forcing it to be a plugin seems a touch overkill, there's nothing
> wrong with having it in libpurple proper.
Well if you're ok with it then I am too. Golly!
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