File Transfer Implementation - GSOC Project 2013

Sulabh Mahajan at
Wed May 29 02:39:20 EDT 2013

Hi Ashish,

Congrats for getting accepted for GSoC. I haven't read your proposal yet,
looks like the link accessible to mentors only. I should be able to help
you with the Y! file transfers.

Let me know when you get started and need any kind of help.


On Wed, May 29, 2013 at 11:15 AM, Ashish Gupta <ashmew2 at> wrote:

> Hello.
> I have been accepted as a student for this year's GSoC under the
> mentorship of Mark Doliner (KingAnt) .I am very grateful to everyone who
> helped me put together the application , reviewed it and offered any kind
> of feedback. Thanks a lot.
> The aim of my project will be to enable file sharing between clients,
> focussing on libpurple and non-libpurple clients. I will be starting it off
> by working with the Yahoo! side of the story first (libpurple and Yahoo!
> Messenger) and then move on to the part relevant to Google Talk (libjingle)
> . After that , I plan to work on a File Transfer Plugin which will help in
> generic file transfer across (hopefully) all the protocols.
> My proposal for this project is at :
> I'm thinking about where exactly should i be looking to start off work in
> the proper direction. I have the relevant part of the yahoo prpl
> (libpurple/protocols/yahoo/filexfer.*), and now i need to figure out what
> exactly is going wrong. It would be great if someone could offer any input
> on what it should be like or what it should not be. Hoping for some
> feedback on the same.
> Looking forward to a great summer ahead and coding it away :)
> Regards,
> Ashish
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