Archives for January, 2009

Another waste of time


Clearly IRC, Jabber, MSN, facebook, feeds, several news web sites, emails, etc. were not enough to waste all my time so today I started using twitter. Let’s see if I will get bored in some days or if I will become addicted.

SOCKS5 in telepathy-gabble


In the Telepathy framework there is a mechanism, called tubes, for arbitrary data transfer with your IM contacts so you can play games, do collaborative editing, etc. Until now telepathy-gabble (the component that does XMPP) supported only in-band bytestreams, or IBB for short: all the data is sent inside the XMPP stream encoded in base64. […]