Re: [GnomeMeeting-devel-list] Things I feel are important for gm's future
- From: PUYDT Julien <julien puydt laposte net>
- To: GnomeMeeting Devel Liste <gnomemeeting-devel-list gnome org>
- Subject: Re: [GnomeMeeting-devel-list] Things I feel are important for gm's future
- Date: Thu, 08 Jan 2004 22:33:18 +0100
On jeu, 2004-01-08 at 21:12, Damien Sandras wrote:
> Le jeu 08/01/2004 à 20:52, PUYDT Julien a écrit :
> > (2 IM 'integration'
> > We all know the difference between VoIP and IM, but we also know one way
> > to make gm more mainstream would be to make more people know its
> > existence, for example by making it easier to launch.
> > The current situation is that to use gm, you need to launch gm. It would
> > be nice if some IM programs (and as many as possible) were proposing a
> > voice(/video) connection through gm, and gave a nice "You really should
> > install gnomemeeting to enjoy that feature" popup if it isn't found.
> After 1.00, I will start writing a bonobo component.
> > 2)
> > (3 win32 port
> > I don't remember exactly what the problem is for gnomemeeting on win32,
> > but I think trying to get it to work on that platform would also help a
> > lot to get it in more wide use.
> GTK Windows doesn't support threads at all...
Time for a little head-hunt...
> > 3)
> > (4 mosx port
> > Same problem as the previous point; except that I discussed the issue a
> > little with Damien recently, and it seems the only issue for gm on mosx
> > is: there's no video input plugin!
> > I really think that is a really easy to fix problem, and it would not be
> > that difficult to find someone to help us out on this!
> Moreover, ohphoneX, a GUI over ohphone, already implemented the required
> code !
> > 4)
> > (5 whiteboard
> > That is another thing that is asked. This doesn't really belong to
> > gnomemeeting, but being able to cooperate with such an application would
> > be nice; the way I see it, people get in touch via IM, then decide to
> > talk (gm), then find a little drawing would help, and need the
> > whiteboard.
> > The problem is: I don't know of any such app. I think there was an
> > opent120 project, but I don't think it is really alive...
> Use COCCINELLA
I'll investigate on that.
> > 5)
> > (6 "add a contact" api
> > This would involve writing a function that would be responsible of the
> > edit contact popup. This would of course be used in the ils/contacts
> > window, but would also allow to finally use the regex-enhanced text chat
> > code I wrote (and Migras rectified, checked-in and debugged -- see the
> > Changelog around the 19/12 of last year).
> Will do that
I thought (1) and (6) were 'tackable' by me... if you don't comment on
(1) and do (6) yourself, what am I going to do!? ;-)
> > 6)
> > (7 application sharing
> > I don't even really know what it really is, but it seems people want
> > it... I think it doesn't belong to gnomemeeting, but to another app, and
> > gnomemeeting should only cooperate with that app.
> > Unfortunately, I don't know of any project of that type...
> Use TightVNC.
I'll investigate on that.
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