[sugar] collaboration, technical means?
Wed Feb 7 13:51:31 EST 2007
On Fri, 2007-02-02 at 14:00 -0600, Ryan Pavlik wrote:
> Ivan Krsti? wrote:
> > Joshua N Pritikin wrote:
> >> Technically, what is the means for collaboration? VNC?
> > How do you mean?
> AbiWord has a custom collaboration system (AbiCollab) developed by the
> finest AbiWord hackers and which will be featured on all platforms (with
> some UI luck) in the next major release. It is my understanding that
> OLPC will use a specific backend (TCP instead of Jabber, but I may not
> know what I'm talking about) for word processor collaboration. Based on
> my experience within the AbiWord project, it seems as though
> collaboration may be the responsibility of each activity, rather than
> any sort of all-encompassing system.
For the presence stuff, AbiWord will use the OLPC presence system. For
the transport system, I plan to use plain TCP for now, as it clearly
involves less overhead than XMPP.
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