[Telepathy] QMLizing telepathy-qt4

Sjoerd Simons sjoerd.simons at collabora.co.uk
Wed Oct 27 04:24:16 PDT 2010

On Wed, 2010-10-27 at 11:45 +0100, Marco Barisione wrote:
> On Wed, 2010-10-27 at 01:20 -0500, Mateu Batle wrote:
> > Right, I don't know much about metacontacts but I guess they would be
> > handled by a separate model.
> > Anyway currently I think metacontacts are out of the scope of tp-qt4. 
> I agree, different platforms using qt could want to use different ways
> to represent meta-contacts. On GNOME we use libfolks, KDE uses Nepomuk
> and Meego seems to want to use QtContacts (from QtMobility). The latter
> is just an abstraction on top of different backends, for instance I
> wrote a backend for QtContacts that works on top of libfolks.
> To be honest, I wonder if it's useful to have a model that none of these
> platforms will use. Wouldn't it be more useful to have the UI bit and
> models on a library on top of something like QtContacts?

It should still be easy to write a simple Telepathy client using just
tp-qt4. The world exists of more thing then these three platforms :)

Some UIs might not want to use meta-contacts at all or just focus on one
protocol, or or... :)

Sjoerd Simons <sjoerd.simons at collabora.co.uk>
Collabora Ltd.

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