Starting a video conversation

Jean-Marc LeBlanc jeanmarc.leblanc at
Mon Aug 15 14:59:10 EDT 2011

I am trying to start/accept a video conversation using lib purple.  I
read threw the API in the documentation and I think the best way to
initiate it would be using something like this

PurpleMediaManager* pmm = purple_media_manager_get();
PurpleMedia  * pm =

The string where I pass VIDEO is a char* for conference-type.  I am
not sure what to actually put there I just guesst video.  This is
obviously not working.  I am return null.

Also looking threw some source code, I don't think this is the api I
want to use.  It seems to be used for plug in but I want to make a

could any one shed some light on this for me?

Jean-Marc Le Blanc

"Do you pine for the nice days of Minix-1.1, when men were men and
wrote their own device drivers?" Linus Torvalds

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