idle detection

Sean Egan seanegan at
Thu Aug 2 00:24:11 EDT 2007

On 8/1/07, Peter Lawler <pidgin-devel at> wrote:
> Dunno if it's been mentioned, but the Pidgin UI preference for changing
> status is measured in minutes, so polling at anything less than this is
> silly (unless it's seen internally in purple as seconds in which case
> I'd suggest that's a bit silly, too)

We poll on minute intervals to put you away. The question is how often
to poll to bring you back from away. I think that anything less than
"as instant as possible" is wrong. Richard and John want to poll every
60 seconds.


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