Real time Communication has traditionally been a detatched feature of Desktop Computing, provided via stand-alone Instant Messaging clients with poor integration into the desktop experience. One of the primary goals of the KDE 4 series is to tighten integration between different components of the environment. The Realtime Communication and Collaboration (RTCC) project aims to tackle just this.
Our aims are:
If you find these goals appealing, why not consider getting involved. C++ programming is *not* a necessity.
At this stage, the best way to get involved is to contact the existing team, either on IRC (#kde-telepathy channel on irc.freenode.net) or on our mailing list.
What we need to get done. This is divided into two sections:
These are the essential tasks which must be completed before we can make a first release. Adding or removing tasks from this list requires a consensus on the kde-telepathy mailing list first. Click on a task title for further information about that task.
|IN PROGRESS||Account Management GUI||George Goldberg <grundleborg googlemail com>||Web SVN Link|
|NOT STARTED||Chat Window App/Lib||Matt Rogers <>|
|NOT STARTED||Logger Application|
|IN PROGRESS||Buddy List App||George Goldberg <grundleborg googlemail com>||Not yet online|
|NOT STARTED||Desktop Wide Tp::Approver|
|IN PROGRESS||Telepathy Integration Daemon||George Goldberg <grundleborg googlemail com> Help much appreciated||Web SVN Link|
|DONE||Presence Plasmoid||Abner <>||Web svn|
This section contains features that will *probably* be implemented once the first release has been made.
|NOT STARTED||Port Kopete plugins to Telepathy infrastructure|
|NOT STARTED||Add voice/video call support to Chat UI|
|SPECULATIVE||Add a internal Tp::Approver to Kopete|