GSOC "libpurple detachable sessions" project
will at willthompson.co.uk
Tue Mar 30 04:42:51 EDT 2010
On 30/03/10 05:47, Ka-Hing Cheung wrote:
> I think that's a pretty cool idea. In your application you may want to
> mention what other RPC background you have. Also maybe look into
> telepathy-haze to see what problems they faced when trying to wrap RPC
> around libpurple, and see what kinds of API changes libpurple would need
> to better accommodate those usages.
FWIW, the biggest problems for Haze are the request and notification UI
ops. Interestingly, the Palm people had the same problem with their
headless D-Bus daemon wrapping libpurple: they couldn't hook up the
request UI ops, and so when libpurple tries to show an SSL certificate
confirmation dialogue, the connection process just hangs silently.
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