[jdev] Python/XMPP GSoC proposal

Christopher Zorn christopher.zorn at gmail.com
Wed Mar 26 08:43:57 CDT 2008


On Wed, Mar 26, 2008 at 9:20 AM, Remko Tronçon <remko at el-tramo.be> wrote:

> >  That being said, a XMPP server is really meaningless if you don't
> define
> >  how much of XMPP you'd like to support. For a student project, I guess
> >  XMPP-core, XMPP-IM [3] server side would already be a solid project.
> More
> >  might hurt the success of the project.
>
> Instead of creating (yet another) full XMPP server, how about creating
> something like a standalone MUC component. This requires implementing
> a part of an XMPP server, but certainly not everything from core and
> IM. I have had a situation where I would have really liked to set up a
> MUC conference server without running the full blown server.
>

Have you seen palaver[1]? http://www.onlinegamegroup.com/projects/palaver

I have been thinking about using wokkel [2] to do the protocol parts and
then palaver just be backend groupchat.

[1] http://www.onlinegamegroup.com/projects/palaver
[2] http://wokkel.ik.nu/

wokkel is a nice project to implement 'parts'  of XMPP or XEPS.

It is python!

>
> Or maybe, to have something more general, something that can take any
> component (like a transport, ...), and serve it standalone. I haven't
> given this much thought whether this technically makes sense or  is
> possible at all, but from a user's perspective I think it would (cfr
> the MUC case).
>
> cheers,
> Remko
>
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