Re: default messaging/VoIP client for Debian 8/Jessie
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On 30/03/14 12:57, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Quoting Daniel Pocock (2014-03-30 11:04:31)
>> I'd like to propose that Jitsi be considered as the default
>> messaging, VoIP and webcam client for the next major Debian
>> release (jessie). This would mean it is installed by default in a
>> desktop install and it is the default handler for sip: and xmpp:
>> Currently, Empathy is installed by default
>> There are several reasons I am suggesting this and it is possible
>> that Empathy could address some of them before the release freeze
>> in November but we should be completely prepared to go with Jitsi
>> if they continue to be the leaders in this area.
> Thanks for all your tremendous work in this field, Daniel.
> Is there some comparison available e.g. at our wiki?
> I am thinking something like https://wiki.debian.org/Groupware - I
> know there is https://wiki.debian.org/UnifiedCommunications and a
> bunch of sub-pages but there I have located only install guides, no
> comparison, which I find essential for a discussion like you raise
> Putting it on wiki instead of summarizing in an email, you
> encourage contribution from others (I happen to use Pidgin, for
> example, and might attempt to fill in the bits for that in a
> comparison chart if it existed, but I don't feel knowledgeable
> enough to put up a chart myself - you seem quite knowledgeable and
> might even have the data already.
Please go ahead - I've just finished my own edits
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