[Jingle] momentum

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Fri Nov 14 12:34:01 CST 2008


I think enough people might be ready to at least hold a bit of a
hackfest/testfest among some developers from Europe. It's good to aim
for that, anyway. :)

Justin Uberti wrote:
> Will enough people be ready by FOSDEM?
> 
> On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 10:17 AM, Peter Saint-Andre <stpeter at stpeter.im
> <mailto:stpeter at stpeter.im>> wrote:
> 
>     How about interop events at both FOSDEM 2009 and OSCON 2009?
> 
>     Justin Uberti wrote:
>     > I like this idea. Perhaps we should plan some sort of interop event
>     > later in the year as well.
>     >
>     > On Fri, Nov 14, 2008 at 4:31 AM, Detlev Casanova
>     > <detlev.casanova at gmail.com <mailto:detlev.casanova at gmail.com>
>     <mailto:detlev.casanova at gmail.com
>     <mailto:detlev.casanova at gmail.com>>> wrote:
>     >
>     >     On Friday 14 November 2008 01:32:24 Peter Saint-Andre wrote:
>     >     > I just submitted a proposal to give a talk at FOSDEM about
>     Jingle. We
>     >     > have a lot of momentum right now with all the development
>     efforts
>     >     going
>     >     > on (Pidgin, Kopete, Yate, Psi, Pandion, Gajim, SIP Communicator,
>     >     > Empath/Telepathy, etc.) and the FSF's mention of Jingle in its
>     >     call for
>     >     > a free and open alternative to Skype. [1] So I wonder if perhaps
>     >     we can
>     >     > make a big push for Jingle support in a bunch of clients by the
>     >     time of
>     >     > FOSDEM (early February). Not necessarily releases (I don't
>     want to
>     >     tell
>     >     > you guys when to release new versions of your software!),
>     but strong
>     >     > progress in these clients so that we can publish a list of
>     >     software that
>     >     > has working Jingle support or has pledged to have such support
>     >     (perhaps
>     >     > by end of 2009 or before FOSDEM 2010 or something like
>     that). I think
>     >     > this could be a powerful thing to announce at FOSDEM. We could
>     >     even have
>     >     > one representative from each project up on stage to
>     emphasize the
>     >     point
>     >     > that we have a whole bunch of people and projects on board
>     to make
>     >     this
>     >     > happen!
>     >     >
>     >     > What do you think?
>     >     >
>     >     > Peter
>     >     >
>     >     > [1] http://www.fsf.org/campaigns/priority.html#skypereplacement
>     >
>     >     Great idea !, I'll be there :-)
>     >
>     >


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