OSCAR custom user icons (XStatuses) support

Andrew Ivanov andrew at softmile.com
Thu Dec 27 07:15:14 EST 2007

Philip Hannent wrote:
> Andrew Ivanov wrote:
>> Hi everyone!
>> I'm new to this mailing list however i'm using Pidgin for a pretty long 
>> time mostly as ICQ & Yahoo client.
>> Recently i've implemented support for custom user icons (XStatuses) in 
>> libpurple (in the same manner as it is in QIP). XStatus shows in buddy 
>> list as a picture and it's possible to select personal XStatus for 
>> particular ICQ account as well (via "Set Custom Icon..." item in 
>> account's menu). My build could be downloaded at: 
>> http://bydlocoders.org/downloads/pidgin-2.3.1.exe
> Providing just the compiled binary is not particularly helpful.  We 
> cannot see your changes, we cannot properly verify your hard work and 
> integrate it back upstream.  Would it be possible for you to provide a 
> link to the source files?
> Regards
> Phil Hannent
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Yes, sure.
I've made a patch: http://bydlocoders.org/downloads/custom_icons.patch
Icons could be downloaded at: 
Extract them all to 
These icons have actually been taken from QIP so I guess they have to be 
replaced with another ones if my changes would be included into Pidgin.


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