kde telepathy?

Harald Sitter apachelogger at ubuntu.com
Thu Feb 16 12:36:42 UTC 2012

On Thursday 16 February 2012 09:20:32 Aurélien Gâteau wrote:
> Le 16/02/2012 00:46, Scott Kitterman a écrit :
> > On Wednesday, February 15, 2012 09:47:06 PM David Edmundson wrote:
> >> Shipping both would be confusing. Especially as it really makes sense
> >> to have the presence applet load by default in the sys-tray.
> > 
> > We already have a messaging indicator that supports email, IRC, and IM in
> > the systray.  Not having KDE Telepathy integrated with this would be
> > confusing, so we only want one widget in the systray, the question is how
> > best to present it.
> > 
> > Scott K
> I happen to have some knowledge about messaging indicators :). I am very
> happy to provide support for implementing one or even (gasp) do it
> myself. What would be the deadline for such a patch?

Final freeze I guess...

> Can we consider it
> a regression fix?

Probably not unless it is default. Though depending on the invasiveness of a 
patch we might be able to SRU it eitherway.
> While I am at it, might as well give my opinion on whether we should
> ship KDE Telepathy or not. My position would be to ship Kopete by
> default in Main, and ship KDE Telepathy in Universe. That gives more
> users the occasion to test it, report bugs and make it solid. It also
> avoids disrupting Kubuntu software selection too much for LTS.


> I don't think the fact KDE Telepathy has a KCM is an issue: if it is not
> shipped by default the KCM will only be present for those who
> consciously installed it.

Agreed. That was about a scenario with both kopete and ktp on the CD, where 
you would have an IM&Voip entry in systemsettings but it'd be completely 
unrelated to Kopete.


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