I’m very happy to see that the 3 proposed GSoC projects for Empathy are now accepted. I’m the mentor of 2 of them.
- Developping the VoIP features of Telepathy/Empathy with a focus on video conference ,both in the backend and the interface (Port empathy to farshight2, libstream-engine, integrate with cheese, etc…) – Corvalan Cornejo Gabriel -
- Plugin system for chat theme in Empathy (Support Adium themes using webkit) – Gaëtan Podevijn -
- Using libempathy and the telepathy “stack”, create a stand-alone IRC client for the GNOME desktop (Build a dedicated UI for chatrooms looking like xchat-gnome) - William Christopher Farrington -
- Update: A related gstreamer project: Farsight 2: Plugins for proprietary IM protocols (MSN) – Richard Ronald Spiers -
Thanks to those 4 students and good luck!
Thanks also to Frederic Peters who triaged almost all empathy bugs and proposed lots of patch already committed in Empathy 0.23.1, help is really appreciated