[Twisted-Python] Twisted XMPP Roadmap

Duncan McGreggor duncan.mcgreggor at gmail.com
Thu Sep 4 10:09:02 MDT 2008

On Thu, Sep 4, 2008 at 8:37 AM,  <glyph at divmod.com> wrote:
> On 08:57 am, twisted at ralphm.ik.nu wrote:
>> On 2008-09-04 09:55, Phil Mayers wrote:
>>> Agreed. When I did some work recently to implement the client side of
>>> pubsub, I found that mailing list moribund and gave up on the idea of asking
>>> for help there.
>> That said, yeah the list might have been somewhat quiet, partly because I
>> have been bad at communicating what I've been up to recently. It does have
>> about 50 people subscribing to it, and I am so far not convinced that all of
>> them would want to be dragged into general Twisted discussions.
> I agree with Chris and JP here: I certainly plan to discuss XMPP issues here
> on the main Twisted mailing list.  I _want_ to "drag" these folks into
> general Twisted discussions - and with over 1000 people on this list
> already, with a hugely divergent array of interests in Twisted, somehow I am
> guessing those 50 won't need to be dragged too hard :).
> There is still a lot to be decided as to how Twisted's XMPP code will
> integrate with the rest of Twisted: what is the (protocol-agnostic) common
> domain model for chat?  How should different XMPP components and modules use
> twisted.cred?  I think that these core integration mechanisms are a huge
> part of what makes Twisted great.  These questions need to be answered by
> people who know Twisted's abstractions as well as those who know XMPP's.
> What to do with the twisted-jabber mailing list is certainly up to you, and
> perhaps current discussion of wokkel, palaver, and idavoll does not belong
> here; but certainly development of twisted.words should be discussed in as
> general a forum as possible.



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