pidgin plugins for corporate compliance

Richard Laager rlaager at
Thu Jun 7 10:49:48 EDT 2007

On Thu, 2007-06-07 at 10:34 -0400, Luke Schierer wrote:
> That being said, I'd probably look at making it a logging plugin (adding
> an option to the log format drop down), and making it auto load the way
> the ssl plugins do.
> That would still leave an element of choice though, because the user
> could change the logging preference.  You could muck things up in your
> plugin to detect a prefs change and change it back, but that would be
> hugely evil, both from a code standpoint, and from an open source, trust
> the users standpoint.

Doing an autoloading hidden plugin plus forcing the logging pref (both
at load and with a prefs_change callback) should do the trick. The code
would be simple. It'd still be possible for another plugin to be written
and loaded to override this, but that's probably not a big concern.

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