[Telepathy] GNUmed medical record and TP
sebastian.hilbert at gmx.net
Tue Feb 15 10:56:03 PST 2011
On Tuesday 15 February 2011 09:07:07 Guillaume Desmottes wrote:
Thanks for the comprehensive answer. Now I know where to start.
> Le dimanche 13 février 2011 à 19:46 +0100, Sebastian Hilbert a écrit :
> > Hi all,
> Hi Sebastian,
> > I have been thinking about this for a couple years and now that TP makes
> > the headlines every now and then I restarted the effort to evaluate TP
> > for GNUmed.
> > The idea is described in detail at
> > http://wiki.gnumed.de/bin/view/Gnumed/SocialDesktop
> > After reading through various presentations linked in the Wiki as well as
> > some examples I found on the Web I would like to ask few questions.
> Looks like you are asking some questions that I already replied to you
> in private few weeks ago. Didn't you get my reply?
> > 1.) GNUmed is done in python and wxpython.
> > Q: What is (currently) the best way to utilize TP ? telepathy-python or
> > telepathy-glib. Which of those bindings is stable and what versions of
> > those should I look at.
> telepathy-glib is the way to go. GObject introspection support is pretty
> so you'll need a recent version of the stack; I suggest you to grab
> latest version of telepathy-glib and python-gobject.
> Note that, depending of your needs, you may need to use pure D-Bus
> python as well if there is no high API in tp-glib yet. If that's the
> case please let us know which API you are missing so we'll have a better
> idea of what are the biggest gab to fill.
> > 3.) GNUmed would utilize tubes for data exchange and later realtime
> > collaboration, voip and video chat
> > Q: Does this change anything with regards to being the libs used? Could
> > you please name the libs (I have trouble keeping up with the names and
> > renaming)
> tp-glib has high level API for stream tubes (TpStreamTubeChannel) so
> those should be pretty easy to use.
> It doesn't have API for the D-Bus ones though:
> > 4.) If possible GNUmed would use the roster to use SIP calling if a
> > contact is offline.
> > Q: Is it possible and which are the libraries I need to study ?
> Do you mean a SIP roster ala Ekiga using SIMPLE? This is not supported
> atm: https://bugs.freedesktop.org/show_bug.cgi?id=16306
> If you mean getting phone numbers from your evolution address book and
> use SIP to call them, that should be possible soon using Folks which
> will gain a eds backend.
> > 5.) GNUmed could make use of Xzibit.
> > Q: From what I see it is prototype stuff. Is this an official part of TP
> > or more or less a "time permitting free time effort" ?
> Best to let Thomas answered, I don't know what's the current state of
> > 7.) Could one who knows TP please name the libraries I need to look at
> > (in that order)
> > - Text chat
> tp-glib (TpTextChannel)
> > - File transfer
> There is no tp-glib API yet but someone started working on it:
> > optional:
> > - video chat
> We started implementing API for that in TpYell but that should be merged
> to tp-glib once it's done.
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