[Jingle] momentum

Peter Saint-Andre stpeter at stpeter.im
Sun Nov 16 23:28:48 CST 2008


Yes, let's get as many people at FOSDEM as we can and have a hackfest.
We can always do it again at OSCON with more folks from N. America. :)

On Sun, Nov 16, 2008 at 11:51:41PM +0200, Diana Cionoiu wrote:
> I'm gonna be ready with all the functionality by than, so I'm all for it.
> Even if we will have 2 implementations to test with other developers can  
> take a look.
>
> Diana
>
> 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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