Render Qaiku messages through Markdown

Bug #544129 reported by Henri Bergius on 2010-03-22
This bug affects 1 person
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gwibber (Ubuntu)

Bug Description

Qaiku uses the Markdown formatting system for supporting inline links, bold, italic, lists etc. in messages. It would be great if Gwibber could visualize Qaiku messages through Markdown.

Markdown syntax:

Earlier Gwibber with Markdown support:

Henri Bergius (bergie) wrote :

Qaiku does send the HTML-formatted version (using its own Markdown parser) as part of the JSON message payload, so Gwibber can simply use that.

Attached is a patch which makes Gwibber trust Qaiku's formatted messages, and also supports "link Qaikus" that have an external link sent together with the message

Ryan Paul (segphault) on 2010-03-22
Changed in gwibber:
milestone: none → 2.30.0
status: New → In Progress
Changed in gwibber:
status: In Progress → Fix Committed
Launchpad Janitor (janitor) wrote :

This bug was fixed in the package gwibber -

gwibber ( lucid; urgency=low

  * New upstream release
    - Fixed account creation for accounts previously deleted (LP: #535263)
    - Fixed support for Qaiku (LP: #342536) (LP: #544129)
    - Fixed search URL
 -- Ken VanDine <email address hidden> Thu, 15 Apr 2010 09:31:50 -0400

Changed in gwibber (Ubuntu):
status: New → Fix Released
Omer Akram (om26er) on 2010-05-19
Changed in gwibber:
status: Fix Committed → Fix Released
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