Serious side effect of #6299 (silencing salut so gabble can connect)

Benjamin M. Schwartz bmschwar at
Thu Feb 14 12:33:22 EST 2008

On Thu, 2008-02-14 at 16:58 +0200, Morgan Collett wrote:
> We're testing patches to Presence Service to not start salut (or stop
> it) for a while to give gabble a chance to connect to the schoolserver.

> (a) Touch all these activities now and port them to the newer cleaner
> API offered by PS/Sugar
> (b) Don't do #6299 for Update.1, but do it and (a) for Update1.1

I initially wrote Distance by cargo-culting the sharing code from
HelloMesh. When HelloMesh upgraded to the new API, I swapped in the new
boilerplate.  It was not difficult at all.  Thus, I suspect (a) is easy.
I recommend (b), so as to avoid major changes at this very inconvenient


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