Video Chat, Video Editing and VOIP activities for Sugar

Benjamin M. Schwartz bmschwar at
Fri Feb 12 09:28:28 EST 2010

Manusheel Gupta wrote:
> Dear friends,
> 6 developers working at SEETA <> will be spearheading the
> design and development of video chat, video editing and VOIP activities in
> Sugar starting Feb. 15.


> 1. Video Chat - Pidgin  (
> 3. VOIP activity - Shtoom (

I think you'd be better off starting from Empathy
(, which already provides both features and
is built on the same communications platform (Telepathy) that Sugar
already uses.

> 2. Video Editor - PiTiVi  (

Yes. PiTiVi is the ideal starting point.

> Wish to have your feedback on issues, implementation strategies and external
> dependencies that we might have overlooked.

Definitely talk to the Telepathy developers (on their mailing list and
#telepathy on freenode).  They are very helpful.


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