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gmclachl at untitledproject.co.uk
Mon Mar 30 23:23:36 CEST 2009
I agree with you, when I talk about Twitter I was refering to this as
something which sparked my interest in SocialDesktop. I never really had any
plans to implement or suggest standardisation on Twitter.
I had a couple of points and it was meant to kick off a discussion. However I
still believe in order to encourage people to integrate into the desktop, we
need to do some of the heavy lifting for them.
Looking over the spec I see that provider files allow us some degree of
abstraction. What I wouldn't want to see is this barrier to writing an app
because people have to reinvent the wheel every time.
I do agree that we need to think about, well quite a lot of things before we
consider this, but I still think it's worth bearing in mind.
On Friday 27 March 2009 16:08:16 Frank Karlitschek wrote:
> Hi George,
> like Sebas I think we have to play around with the new ideas and
> functionality first before we try to standardizes the data model on
> the client side. I think in the future we might put the microblogging
> stuff into an own kde library. But I think this is too early at the
> One more think. The "activities" API of the open collaboration spec is
> not only about microblogging. I´m not sure we need another twitter
> clone. ;-)
> The idea is to deliver more information about what is going on in my
> friends network to the users. So the users get stuff like, there is a
> new version of my favorite application, someone visited my homepage,
> my friend wrote a new blog entry, there is an interesting KDE event in
> my region, there is a new KDE user in my regions and also
> microblogging. :-)
> So I´m not sure we want to standardizes this with twitter. ;-)
> What do you think?
> On 25.03.2009, at 20:22, George McLachlan wrote:
> > Hi Frank,
> > Albeit I have only had the chance to skim over the
> > spec. I
> > should find some time tonight to have a good look.
> > So think of this suggestion as a straw man, something that might
> > kick off some
> > discussion, and I may be heading in the wrong direction.
> > I think it would be nice to have a common data model which others
> > could
> > inherit from. I don't really want to tie a client into a set of
> > services,
> > while each piece of work could in theory implement their own model
> > there is
> > not a lot of reuse there.
> > While I have been working on this client I have played about with a
> > common
> > model. Each service would inherit from it. On top of that all of
> > these child
> > classes would return a generic type, in my case I called them
> > IFragment. It is
> > then up to the person implementing the UI to convert them to suit
> > the UI they
> > wish to use.
> > Um, discuss.....(hopefully)
> > George
> > On Wednesday 25 March 2009 13:49:32 Frank Karlitschek wrote:
> >> Hi George,
> >> this sounds great. You can never have enough twitter clients. ;-)
> >> If you want to try something new, we have a microblogging
> >> functionallity on openDesktop.org too. It would be great to have a
> >> client for this. check the activity section here:
> >> http://www.freedesktop.org/wiki/Specifications/open-collaboration-servic
> >> What do you think?
> >> Cheers
> >> Frank
> >> On 24.03.2009, at 20:15, George McLachlan wrote:
> >>> Hi Frank,
> >>> I was hoping to get involved in some way. A twitter (or identi.ca)
> >>> client
> >>> is the new "hello world", and I was going to write one, just as an
> >>> introduction to QT and KDE development.
> >>> Doing this got me thinking about other services and integration into
> >>> the
> >>> desktop. So a quick look round and I found this project.
> >>> George
> >>> On Tuesday 24 March 2009 10:57:18 Frank Karlitschek wrote:
> >>>> Hi George,
> >>>> you are right. The list is very new. so not a lot of activity here
> >>>> at
> >>>> the moment.
> >>>> I plan to post a bit more information about the current state of
> >>>> the
> >>>> open collaboration services spec soon.
> >>>> So hopefully a discussion about the social desktop in kde is
> >>>> starting.
> >>>> George, what are your plans? Do you plan to get involved with the
> >>>> social desktop idea?
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> Frank Karlitschek
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