5ac064e7: Attention API for nudges/buzzes/zaps of …

Sadrul Habib Chowdhury imadil at gmail.com
Tue Aug 28 17:23:07 EDT 2007

* Sadrul Habib Chowdhury had this to say on [28 Aug 2007, 05:30:28 -0400]:
> There was a little bug in serv_send_attention, where it would trigger
> 'receiving-' and 'received-' signals. I have pushed a fix (490d00c..).
> It seems to still be working with Yahoo and MSN. Could you please
> confirm it doesn't break Myspace-IM (I don't have an account)?
> There was a TODO in yahoo.c:
>  /* TODO: find out how to send a <ding> without showing up as a blank
>   * line on the conversation window. */
> I have 'fixed' it in 9a3d36b.. by introducing a new message-flag
> PURPLE_MESSAGE_INVISIBLE, which will allow sending messages without

I just realized that I hadn't pushed the said commits (490d00c and
9a3d36b)! I have done so now. Sorry for the mind-bogglingness this may
have caused O:-)


> writing anything in the conversation (or in the log). However, note that
> in this case, "Attention! Buzzing ..." is written in the conversation,
> and also saved in the log. I remember discussing about a similar flag
> with someone. Does anyone remember who it was with, or what the context
> was?
> The reason that "<ding>" is displayed as an empty string is because it's
> treated as an HTML tag by both gtk_imhtml_is_tag -- which Pidgin uses,
> and purple_markup_strip_html -- which Finch uses. Whether it's a bug or
> not -- I am not entirely sure. Probably not.
> > -Jeff
> Sadrul

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