Opened 10 years ago

Closed 8 years ago

#2991 closed enhancement (wontfix)

Show non-Sugar buddies in Neighborhood

Reported by: sascha_silbe Owned by:
Priority: Unspecified by Maintainer Milestone: Unspecified
Component: Sugar Version: Git as of bugdate
Severity: Major Keywords:
Cc: Distribution/OS:
Bug Status: New

Description

For better interoperation with other systems we should show non-Sugar buddies in the Neighbourhood.

Currently we use the public key as a unique identifier for buddies. Because non-Sugar users don't publish such a key we need to use something else. AFAICT there's no support in Telepathy for transport independent identifiers for a user. But maybe we don't even need that for now: We explicitly take down the Salut "connection" on successful connection to an XMPP server via Gabble. If somebody sets up additional connections (e.g. using mc-tool), Sugar shouldn't break (including "merging" buddies that are actually separate entities), but it's perfectly fine to show non-Sugar users several times (once per transport).

Not sure whether we'd want to limit invitations of non-Sugar users to certain activities (e.g. Chat and VideoChat) - this should probably be discussed and addressed in a different ticket.

Change History (1)

comment:1 Changed 8 years ago by dnarvaez

  • Resolution set to wontfix
  • Status changed from new to closed

Not really high priority enough to track it. Patches welcome.

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