[GSoC] Whiteboarding Pidgin

Edwin Abraham edwin.abraham12 at gmail.com
Thu Apr 25 11:45:22 EDT 2013

Thanks Sanket and Peter for the references I will definitely look into them
before I set forward to developing them.

FYI : I was initially looking at http://swift.im/swiften/ and
http://mpiekos.blogspot.in/search/label/gsoc. These where XMPP and GSoC
related whiteboard projects that I found while looking through various

My User Tracking Idea was based on google drive's Drawing. I was thinking
if the objects in the Whiteboard are individually accessible after the use
of the Whiteboard and is saved to file. If the file is saved to cloud in
the Google Drive format then the whiteboard will be viewable in-browser.
But then I am not so sure about how we can store the content that is not

Can you suggest anymore areas I need to look into while looking at the
functional back-end in the GUI area?

On Thu, Apr 25, 2013 at 9:05 PM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im>wrote:

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> On 4/25/13 9:08 AM, Edwin Abraham wrote:
> > Thanks Ethan for the quick reply. Yeah I saw the yahoo doodle
> > project. It's quite impressive.
> >
> > I was thinking of implementing Whiteboarding Feature using XMPP
> > protocols http://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/whiteboard.html or
> > http://xmpp.org/extensions/inbox/whiteboard2.html.
> Please use this spec:
> http://xmpp.org/extensions/xep-0284.html
> That is the further development of the "whiteboard.html" idea. The
> "whiteboard2.html" was never pursued further.
> Work on XEP-0284 was deferred, but there were several experimental
> implementations and it would be great to push it to Draft in the XSF's
> standards process, so your feedback is very much welcome.
> Peter
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*Edwin Abraham,*
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BITS-Pilani, K.K. Birla Goa Campus
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