[GSoC] Whiteboarding Pidgin
tomkiewi at gmail.com
Thu Apr 25 12:45:00 EDT 2013
I'd like to suggest, that (in case, such project will be accepted) it
could be done together with that old SoC branch integration. I mean,
both of these protocols (xmpp and yahoo) could use the same GUI and
libpurple API and just communicate with both services differently (and
it would be implemented in prpls). I think it's pointless to implement
it for all protocols separately (I believe, Gadu-Gadu also have
2013/4/25 Edwin Abraham <edwin.abraham12 at gmail.com>:
> 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 Image.
> 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>
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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:
>> 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.
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>> Peter Saint-Andre
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