Ekiga 3.00 is progressing nicely.
I have recently committed the XVIDEO output plugin from Matthias Schneider together with a rewrite of the video display routines. Matthias recently proposed another plugin, specifically for the WIN32 release of Ekiga : DirectShow output. That work has been committed too.
I have just committed myself our latest code for SIP Presence Support. That work implements various RFCs : RFC3856, RFC3903, RFC3863, RFC3265, …
The result can be seen in the screenshot below. Basically, you are now able to see the status of your friends using standard SIP call flows with compliant SIP servers (this includes Asterisk). We will continue improving that code once we have more icons (jimmac, that is a desperate call for help).
We are hiring, so if you feel like working with Free Software, in Belgium, feel free to e-mail me your resume.
Here is a screenshot (the GUI will still change a lot before we release 3.00).