[Sugar-devel] Current status of collaboration work

Jonas Smedegaard dr at jones.dk
Sat Dec 26 02:33:27 EST 2015

Quoting James Cameron (2015-12-26 10:07:11)
> On Sat, Dec 26, 2015 at 09:52:56AM +0530, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
>> telepathy-gabble is where Tubes interface was dropped.
> Thanks!
> I wasn't sure it was, because Gabble is only used when operating with 
> Jabber/XMPP servers, and we also use Salut for link-local.
> So in the scenario where activities are collaborating over Salut, I 
> wonder how their use of Tubes is implemented, if at all.

Right - this issue is tied to Jabber transport!

I occasionally tested collaboration (when demo'ing to friends), but 
typically did so using Salut :-(

>> Who _maintains_ that telepathy-gabble-legacy package [which you use 
>> in Ubuntu-based Sugar]?
> Nobody at the moment.
>> I created such package and put it online at http://debian.jones.dk/ 
>> but was strongly adviced against releasing it officially to Debian 
>> (read: step up as maintainer for it) and decided to follow that 
>> advice mainly due to the security implications (the code is big and 
>> contains e.g. TLS code likely to be vulnerable to BEAST and other 
>> recent attacks which I am not skilled to fix).
> I'm not aware of any reported vulnerabilities specific to the package.

Uhm, perhaps lack of reports is related to lack of maintainer to report 
it to :-P

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