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Nathan Walp nwalp at
Fri Jun 1 21:37:02 EDT 2007

Stu Tomlinson wrote:
> On Fri, 2007-06-01 at 20:55 -0400, Nathan Walp wrote:
>> Stu Tomlinson wrote:
>>> How about we a) only disable linkifying for join messages, and b) fix
>>> purple_email_is_valid to require multiple domain parts?
>> Only disabling them in join means that "Foo at Bar left the room" still 
>> gets linkified.
> Only if you decline my suggestion (b). (and I made that suggestion
> because in all of SILC, IRC & XMPP the 'left the room' message only uses
> the nick and not anything that might look more like an email address)

The nick might look like an email address. a URL, or anything else on 
XMPP.  They're all perfectly valid.

>> And a domain with only 1 part still makes a perfectly valid email address.
> That is true, but in the context of linkifying in an IM client it is not
> necessarily useful. Admittedly I deliberately made
> purple_email_is_valid() accept it, but I doubt it's used to verify such
> addresses *ever*.
>> Maybe we need the ability to tag parts of a message as not needing 
>> linkification, so we could send "<span linkify="false">Clint at Work 
>> [<i>someone at</i>]</span>" or something, and in the part 
>> messages, could put "<span linkify="false">Clint at Work left the 
>> room</span> (Download this:"
> I feel the pain that finch might suffer. It's also starting to sound
> like it needs buy-in from other clients, or standardization or other
> stuff that scares me a lot.

Nah.  The only thing that would really notice it would be the linkify 
function, which is in libpurple, not pidgin.  And it would never get 
sent over the wire.  So I don't think we'd need input from anyone else.


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