[Fsuk-manchester] Software Freedom Day: Hunt for Skype alternatives

Myriam Schweingruber myriam at kde.org
Thu Oct 4 09:58:28 UTC 2012

On Thu, Oct 4, 2012 at 11:52 AM, Myriam Schweingruber <myriam at kde.org> wrote:
> On Tue, Oct 2, 2012 at 7:34 PM, MJ Ray <mjr at phonecoop.coop> wrote:
>> Dan MacDonald <allcoms at gmail.com>
>>> [...] and if you're a gmail user then its nice
>>> not having to install and configure an extra client- it generally
>>> 'just works' TM, R etc
>> Except when it doesn't, then you're stuffed.
>>> So, there are no working XMPP/Jingle clients for neither JACK nor KDE/Qt? :/
>> Surely some of them on
>> https://fsfe.org/news/2012/news-20120920-01.en.html#id-table work
>> under KDE?  Kopete seems suspicious to me.  Actually, the table could
>> do with a "protocol" column, as some (Jitsi, for example) can do more
>> than one.
> Because Kopete is pretty much outdated and unmaintained, nowadays one
> should use kde-telepathy for that, works quite fine here for XMPP.

Oh and somebody should update that table, Kopete is a KDE client, not
a Gnome one (and it is outdated), please add kde-telepathy, see also
and http://community.kde.org/Real-Time_Communication_and_Collaboration.
I use it here on Kubuntu 12.04 and 12.10 beta2.

Regards, Myriam
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