I dove headlong in to part two of the file transfer update, and it's turning out well so far. Most of the issues remaining are on the UI level, which is a problem. I've been fumbling around with GTK code, and am slowly making progress. Also cleanup and the dreaded debug cycle is left, but the end is in sight.
I saw NetHunter's proposals for the new file transfer dialog , it's very impressive. NetHunter is a UI genius, the new dialog is cleaner and easier to use than the current dialog, but allows for all the crazy new features the new low-level file transfer code has that Windows ICQ doesn't even have (file queue managment, for one) . I can't wait till the dialog is in CVS,