kde telepathy?

Pali Rohár pali.rohar at gmail.com
Mon Feb 13 18:53:05 UTC 2012

On Monday 13 February 2012 13:47:41 Clay Weber wrote:
> On Monday, February 13, 2012 05:40:31 PM Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> > Rohan and friends have got kde-telepathy to a place where it's ready to be
> > uploaded which I'm doing now.
> > 
> > We need testers to decide if it's better or worse than kopete.
> > kde-telepathy is new and not well tested.  kopete is old and
> > unmaintained.  We have to decide by feature freeze on thursday.
> > 
> > Testers add this PPA
> > https://launchpad.net/~telepathy-kde/+archive/ppa
> > 
> > and install kde-telepathy and run "contacts" from k-menu or alt-f2.
> > 
> > Jonathan
> It is actually quite good, imo, but potential caveats:
> The Instant Messaging Presence widget- should this be added to the systray
> on install? Closing the Contact list does give a warning about staying
> online or to go offline, but there is no systray icon or panel entry once
> you close it.
> Some other small UI things here and there in a similar vein, plus the
> obvious lack of features as compared to kopete.
> Overall it is good, and even has a basic irc plugin available!
> I will use it myself as my day-to-day im client.
> However, as an lts, how does updating telepathy-kde work, would we be able
> to add a new, better version as necessary, or are we stuck with 0.3 for the
> life of the release? If the latter, then I would vote for Kopete I think.
> Take all the above into account from me realizing that I have not yet used
> 0.3 for any chats as of yet, so that part is as of yet untested.

Hi, I think that LTS version should have stable IM client. Kopete is old but 
more stable and tested.

Pali Rohár
pali.rohar at gmail.com
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