[sugar] telepathy-gabble Tubes wire protocol change

J.M. Maurer uwog
Mon Sep 3 17:51:36 EDT 2007

On Mon, 2007-09-03 at 15:43 +0100, Simon McVittie wrote:
> FYI to all developers using Tubes:
> The version of Gabble I hope to upload to sugar-jhbuild soon (we're waiting
> for go-ahead from Jim Gettys) changes the wire protocol to something we're
> able to support longer term. Once it arrives in sugar-jhbuild it'll also
> be in the next image build.
> The new protocol is incompatible - if old and new clients join the same
> activity, old clients will not see messages that were sent by new
> clients and vice versa - so once this change goes in, everyone who cares
> about collaborative activities and Tubes should upgrade to the new version
> of Gabble.
> The new protocol also adds message fragmentation, which should fix large
> messages getting dropped by the server (they'll be slow, due to server
> rate-limiting, but better than nothing).

Yay, I love whoever implemented this :) Make sure to demand your free
beer whenever I meet you.


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