Restoring compatibility with old plugins

Stu Tomlinson stu at
Tue Dec 4 14:31:50 EST 2007

On Sat, 2007-12-01 at 17:52 -0500, Sadrul Habib Chowdhury wrote:
> * Casey Harkins had this to say on [01 Dec 2007, 12:04:26 -0600]:
> [snip]
> > 
> > I haven't taken a look yet, but I'm assuming those two revisions (08f54 
> > and 2b7518) were the revisions that added the detached UI conversations 
> > in place of the hidden conversations. After that was done, there were a 
> > number of revisions I made to fix up things that broke:
> I think these fixes are in 2.3.1, and they don't need to be reverted.
> The result of the fixes is, if I understand correctly, to be able to
> deal with unseen/unread messages in a PurpleConversation correctly,
> irrespective of whether there's a PidginConversation attached to it or
> not.

>From a cursory look, I think you are right, these fixes are ok for

> If anyone is willing to test it, look at the unseen counts and states in
> the tooltips and context menus of the docklet and the menutray icon in
> the buddy list and see if they are showing the correct values in
> different situations.

A quick check suggests they are accurate, but I don't know exactly what
conditions to test for that might make them wrong.

> If there were other fixes in these revisions, then someone needs to take
> a closer look, or say what the fixes were for.

Casey, Have you had a chance to look at these? I think you're most
familiar with them :)



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