[Pidgin] FutureSOCProjects modified

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Thu May 2 23:09:40 EDT 2013

Page "FutureSOCProjects" was changed by grim
Diff URL: <https://developer.pidgin.im/wiki/FutureSOCProjects?action=diff&version=99>
Revision 99
Index: FutureSOCProjects
--- FutureSOCProjects (version: 98)
+++ FutureSOCProjects (version: 99)
@@ -104,6 +104,7 @@
  * Adopt a decent segment of the Pidgin source and begin to remodel it around the Gobject, such as the buddy list, the conversation interface, or something else significant and modify libpurple and Pidgin and/or Finch related objects to handle or exist as Gobjects as well.
    * [wiki:rekkanoryo]: Plugins should become gobjects and prpl's should be implementations of a !PurpleProtocolIface (or similarly named interface) as a mandatory requirement of gobjectification.
    * [wiki:gillux]: If that’s any motivation for anyone interested by this project, I’d like to point out that any improvment made on the gobjectification side will allow the old [wiki:GSoC2010/DetachableLibpurple detachable session project] to ~~resuscitate~~ improve and eventually get to a usable state.
+   * [wiki:grim]: I need to take a look at the docbook and get it up to date.  Also we could pull my [http://bitbucket.org/rw_grim/gplugin GPlugin] library in now too (still needs to be packaged for distros, but better than rewriting the entire plugin api)
 == Web site translations ==
  * Produce a translation system for Pidgin's web site (at least the main static content)
@@ -124,6 +125,8 @@
 == Javascript plugin loader ==
 Similar to the Perl and Mono plugin loaders but for Javascript
+  * [wiki:grim] If gobjectification gets implemented this gets *VERY* easy with gobject-introspection.
 == Easy plugins with a website ==
 Current process of installing plugins discourages users from doing it. Now, user have to run through [wiki:ThirdPartyPlugins the list], download a plugin, extract it and copy to some "magic" folder. Some things could be done to improve the situation:

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