[LAD] IM like GUI for netjack

Stefan Kost ensonic at hora-obscura.de
Sun Nov 30 20:01:23 UTC 2008

torbenh at gmx.de schrieb:
> hi...
> now that the backend is mostly done, i am thinking about
> a GUI for netjack.
> i already found gtknetsource.py on my HD, i started mucking
> with that some months ago.
> i plan to extend that thingy now.
> but setting up the connection, and getting IP addresses
> of users is still a PITA.
> i am thinking along the lines of an IM like thing, 
> based on jabber.
> i am not seeing good options to making this available
> in the various IM clients. 
> thats why i would rather like to have modified jabberd running
> on jackaudio.org or at the consortium servers.
> it would not support chatting or stuff.
> only show who is online. and if a session is running.
> it would only make the IP of a user available when he agrees,
> to open session... blabla... security.
> so basically you click on your buddy, to open a session.
> buddy agrees.
> IP of buddy is transmitted. tool measures connection.
> provides you with some options.
> ie compression ratio, number of channels, latency, who is master ?
> and starts the netjack session.

telepathy and tubes? jokosher imho has/had a prototype in python for some
collborative editing.


> thoughts ?

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