Re: Proposed module: empathy

  I would just like to say that I am concerned about telepathy storing
unencrypted passwords in GConf instead of GnomeKeyring.  GNOME modules
should be taking security more seriously, IMHO.

On Thu, 2007-12-20 at 04:52 +0100, Vincent Untz wrote:
> Homepage:
> svn/git/bzr/...:
> Proposal on d-d-l:
> Short description:
> ==================
> Empathy consists of a rich set of reusable instant messaging widgets,
> and a GNOME client using those widgets. It uses Telepathy and Nokia's
> Mission Control, and reuses Gossip's UI. The main goal is to permit
> desktop integration by providing libempathy and libempathy-gtk
> libraries. libempathy-gtk is a set of powerful widgets that can be
> embeded into any GNOME application.
> Requires new external dependencies:
> ===================================
> libtelepathy, telepathy-glib, libmissioncontrol
> (libtelepathy will go away at some point in the future)
> Summary so far:
> ===============
>  + a few -1 from people thinking it's useless duplication of
>    pidgin/ekiga/etc. work or not wanting to use telepathy
>  + some +1 from people thinking it's going the right way
>  + questions about stability
>  + questions about feature set that might not be complete yet
>  + API documentation needed to be written (I don't know the
>    current status)
>  + no API stability guarantee yet
>  + current license of the libraries is GPL
>    [context: if the libraries are proposed for the platform later, they
>    will need to be LGPL]
> Xavier can probably send an update about the feature set, the API doc
> status, and the license.
> Vincent
Gustavo J. A. M. Carneiro
<gjc inescporto pt> <gustavo users sourceforge net>
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