Announcement Pidgin SIPE
niklas.andersson at openforce.se
Tue Oct 7 07:18:02 EDT 2014
Hi Pidgin Dev, Mark,
Ericsson and Tieto are almost done with taking Lync to Linux, and this
month we will do the final integration of the FreeRDP-libraries with
After that everyone will be able to enjoy Lync on Linux with full
desktop screen sharing working both ways. I can only say that it will be
Tieto and Ericsson is planning to do a public announcement about this
in November (tentative during Ubuntu Summit)
All our code is Open Sourced and sent upstream, but AFAIK the patches
sent to Pidgin is not yet incorporated in trunk.
It would of course be nice to say that all code is already in
upstream, but if we have to point to our own PPAs and github I guess we
have no other option.
We are also onboarding more developers to help out with fixing
Pidgin-bugs, and I would very much prefer to do this in concert with any
Pidgin dev upstream, instead of maintaining a fork we are doing right now.
I hope to give you more information soon. I am most likely traveling
to FOSDEM in Brussels the 31:st of Jan and 1:st of Feb next year. If any
of you plan to go please let me know and we can join up for a couple of
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