[Twisted-Python] IM: Design ideas

Travis B. Hartwell slt5v at cc.usu.edu
Tue Feb 5 17:01:54 EST 2002

On Tue, Feb 05, 2002 at 01:46:20PM -0800, Kevin Turner wrote:
> What I'm thinking is that this layer could be a local, personal Words
> service.  It has pretty much the interface you need, as it keeps track
> of what channels you're on, receives messages, etc.  You'd set this
> words service up as a client (or perhaps a peer) to the shared server,
> and then your front-end would connect to your personal server.  It
> certainly makes the clients easy enough to write =) and you can plug in
> other capabilities by having other agent-programs log in to your
> personal server too.
> I'm still a bit under the weather, so I don't know how lucid I'm being,
> but does this spark anything for you?

This is roughly what I was thinking.  Part of the reason I was somewhat
hazy in my mail is that I don't really know how words works.  If this
can cache all events and messages for me, it would be great.  Now if we
can just get the word from the big wigs.


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