[Sugar-devel] Current status of collaboration work
quozl at laptop.org
Mon Dec 28 16:05:09 EST 2015
On Mon, Dec 28, 2015 at 02:37:20PM -0300, Martin Abente wrote:
> • Using GSettings is definitely a decent workaround instead of going for
> detection, I checked your PR and I will send some comments, but we will
> have to push it for as a feature freeze exception / Bug Fix.
> • I don't agree we should add it to the toolkit yet, still too early to set
> API on stones, but lets make a good use of that Wrapper of yours. Thanks
> for making it available.
> • Collaboration should be transparent for Activities, and since Tubes is no
> longer available in at least one scenario (jabber), we can't really
> depending on it anymore.
> • As Sam explained, this is not something _we_ control. Telepathy dropped
> Tubes years ago. There is no way to "workaround" the fact that Tubes in
> gone and we gotta move to something else, but for now we will also keep
> Tubes for those who can still use it and at least be able to do the
> • Thanks for the feedback, you are right, collaboration is hard to test, so
> we can't rush here.
> @James C.:
> • Telepathy developers knew Sugar was using still it, I even heard they
> warned us in a GUADEC conference years ago, I also heard they apologized in
> • I am against introducing one deprecated piece of Telepathy code into Sugar
> code, simply because we can barely catch up with our own code base and it
> would be even worse if we adopt that code.
> • Aside from that, Walter and Sam tests show that there are many cases where
> we can simply migrate other channels. It will take longer, but is the right
> investment IMHO.
> • The Tubes issue is just as critical as any other "we can't catch up with
> upstream" issue but, this time, we are trying not to ignore it.
> • Any comments regarding the use of a GSettings entry to re-enable Tubes
> support (and leave it disabled by default)?
> • Funny picture.
No worries, thanks for taking the decisions.
> • I agree, lets move forward.
> • I hope so too.
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