[Psi-devel] Re: Avatar support
macbar at fab4.be
Fri Apr 8 06:10:20 PDT 2005
On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 01:16:11PM +1000, Trejkaz wrote:
> >> > Each resource sends a different presence element, and as the avatar
> >> > hash is coded in the presence element (in JEP-8 avatars), this avatar
> >> > would be different in each client/connection - thus, in each resource.
> >> This is true for JEP-008, but not so I believe for JEP-084, the
> >> ultimate aim for avatar support.
> > But MRAY's suggestion was interesting. There's nothing to do about
> > resource dependant avatars in JEP-0084?
> This reminds me of a question I was supposed to ask on the standards-jig
> I was thinking that the current weather agent is silly, because it uses
> the presence for the weather icons, and is thus limited to six different
> types of weather (chat, online, away, xa, dnd.) Really, it should have a
> couple dozen avatars, one for each weather condition.
> It's a useful feature indeed, and thanks everyone for reminding me of
> this. ;-)
Funny you'd mention this as only yesterday I was busy trying to make
weatheragent work against ejabberd.
All this however to no avail. WeatherAgent does not work against
ejabberd, WeatherAgent hasn't had an upgrade for almost two years and
apparently isn't even re-registered at jabberstudio.
This all made me to conclude that I'd maybe better write it myself, from
scratch, in Python. One of the ideas I had for this was to use avatars
to graphically represent the weather conditions, combined with the
I don't know if anyone else would be interested by this, but if they
were, don't expect me finishing this off in one week as this is my first
real python project.
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