Re: [Ekiga-devel-list] Code in lib/engine/components/opal/

‎תאריך: Mon, 28 Jan 2013 18:31:47 +0100
 ‎מאת: Julien Puydt <jpuydt free fr>

> Le 28/01/2013 18:12, Eugen Dedu a écrit :
> > I cannot say anything on all this, except: can we use more
> > meaningful words than bank and dialect? Is bank a registrar? For
> > me, bank is for money. What is a dialect (a version of a spoken
> > language?)?
> A bank is where accounts are kept.
> A dialect is a way to send/receive message.
> I found Ekiga::Bank would be better than Ekiga::AccountLister, and 
> Ekiga::Dialect better than Ekiga::SomeWayToSendAMessage.
> > You propose PresentityDecorator and ContactDecorator? What do these
> > words mean? Decorator is for GUI things, is that the case?
> No, decorator is the name of a well-known design pattern ; it's a way
> to add features to objects : it can be used for gui, but it's more
> general.
> Those abstract classes are something which is already in ekiga ; it's 
> just that instead of making the Opal::Sip::EndPoint an implementation
> of those classes, I propose to make Opal::Bank an implementation of
> those classes.
> > I would also like to change roster (who in this list knows what it
> > means?) to local contacts or something like this. No software I know
> > uses the word "roster".
> Well :
> 1) roster is a correct english word to describe a list of 
> people/contacts :
> 2) roster is the name of a contact list in the jabber protocol, see 
> 3) a roster doesn't have to be local ; in fact we have a local-roster 
> which is used for the opal part of ekiga, but the loudmouth plugin 
> provides rosters which are kept on-server.

I wanted to refer exactly to these two links :-D
I also see it many times that Roster is translated in French, German
and Hebrew into "Contact List" or "List of Contacts" instead of just
(The) "List".

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