Quick question about xxmp states

Nathan Walp nwalp at pidgin.im
Thu Jun 28 08:22:29 EDT 2007

Phil Hannent wrote:
> Hash: SHA512
> Nathan Walp wrote:
>> Phil Hannent wrote:
>>> What does the string in the bracket on my contacts mean?
>>> It says:
>>> Status (GaimD7D76AC8): Available
>>> http://www.hannent.eu/pidgin-status-question.PNG
>> That is the resource identifier of your buddy.  If they sign on from
>> multiple locations (which you can do with Jabber/XMPP), then you'll see
>> multiple lines there, and the status for each of them.
> He is idle so I can't ask him right now.  However my own gmail account shows:
> Status (GaimFCF2243F): Available
> My resource is defined as Gaim.
> http://www.hannent.eu/pidgin-status-question2.PNG

The Google Talk servers change your resource and stick a unique 
identifier on the end.


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