Devel Digest, Vol 26, Issue 65

Polychronis Ypodimatopoulos ypod at
Mon Apr 14 15:12:40 EDT 2008

Interesting. Does the presence information from each instance ever leave 
the machine's network card?


Tomeu Vizoso wrote:
> On Mon, Apr 14, 2008 at 8:30 PM, James Simmons
> <jim.simmons at> wrote:
>> Morgan,
>>  I am one of those people developing activities that make use of
>>  collaboration.  I'm pleased to see that someone has been charged to make
>>  that easier, especially through better documentation.  My Activities are
>>  Read Etexts and View Slides.  Both make use of code adapted from the
>>  Read activity, although only Read Etexts has sharing implemented in a
>>  released package.  It does seem to work.  View Slides has sharing code
>>  in git, but not released as that code does NOT work at this time.
>>  One thing I hope you'll address is the question of setting up a sharing
>>  test environment as simply as possible.  I have been using Xubuntu with
>>  Sugar RPMs on one machine and Sugar-jhbuild on openSUSE 10.2 on
>>  another.  Both use the Collabora server, and I have a G1G1 laptop
>>  pointing to that server as well.  The thing is, I don't know if I have
>>  Collabora's blessing to use their server for my testing, and even if I
>>  did, it is frequently out of service.  Ideally I could set up my own
>>  server.  I do know that just having ejabberd installed from RPMs is not
>>  enough.  (I tried that and it didn't work).  So what is the simplest way
>>  for me to have my own sharing environment?
> You can easily use salut-based collaboration by running several
> instances of the xephyr-based emulator like this:
> Hope it helps,
> Tomeu
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Polychronis Ypodimatopoulos
Graduate student
Viral Communications
MIT Media Lab
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