Google Talk

Luke Schierer lschiere at
Tue May 22 22:05:41 EDT 2007

On Tue, May 22, 2007 at 07:00:32PM -0700, Sean Egan wrote:
> On 5/22/07, Luke Schierer <lschiere at> wrote:
> > creating such a dialog would be significantly more work though, and I
> > think having a separate google talk protocol is better than the status
> > quo.
> One final note of clarification for people who don't closely follow
> Pidgin development. There is code that adds Google Talk as a protocol
> option in the Pidgin UI that will be released on Thursday in 2.0.1
> unless someone does something drastic.
> This discussion is about further special casing for Google Talk users:
> most of which can be done at runtime. The discussion is unrelated to
> the presence of a Google Talk entry in the protocol dropdown.
> -s.

I realize my reply was only tangentally relevent, thanks.

We should have the special casing code in xmpp, and be generalizing it
to the extent possible.  That way people using random specialized xmpp
servers will benefit from the work.


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