libpurple theme support improvements

Felipe Contreras felipe.contreras at
Thu Jan 15 14:20:48 EST 2009

2009/1/15 Marc Seiler <mseiler at>:
> I was looking through the SoC and the "libpurple theme support improvements"
> caught my eye. I am not a C/C++ programmer but I am good with other
> languages such as XML and more web based languages. So I was wondering since
> this is a SoC project possibility would it not be possible for me to work on
> a layout convention for the themes themselves such as the xml for the
> information and the folder layout and how it should be all stored such as
> packaging and such? I don't want to step on anyones toes if they have plans
> to do this for SoC but I have been trying to find a way to participate in
> pidgin besides just providing people with support when they enter the irc
> room and I think I can help with this.

If libpurple was a better freedesktop citizen it would follow the
sound theme spec[1] and use libcanberra.


Felipe Contreras

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