[Telepathy] improvements to avatar and aliasing interfaces

Abner Jose abnerf at gmail.com
Fri May 18 08:51:27 PDT 2007

On 5/18/07, Dafydd Harries <dafydd.harries at collabora.co.uk> wrote:
> Ar 08/05/2007 am 18:20, ysgrifennodd Dafydd Harries:
> > Our preferred solution is as follows: add a method similar to
> RequestAvatar,
> > but that returns immediately, and causes a signal to be emitted with the
> > avatar data at a later point. Drawbacks: might wake up clients that
> already
> > have the avatar contained in the signal. This can be mitigated by
> > disconnecting from the signal when you don't have any avatar requests
> pending.
> There doesn't seem to be much objection to taking this approach, so I
> think
> we'll go for this:
> method RequestAvatars (au: contacts) -> ()
> signal AvatarReceived (u: contact, s: type, s: token, ay: avatar)

What about aliasing? Will it work in the same way as Avatar?


> Dafydd
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Abner José de F. Silva
INdT - Instituto Nokia de Tecnologia
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