libpurple status string and message formating

Christopher Baus christopher at
Wed May 2 20:20:56 EDT 2007

> On May 2, 2007, at 7:14 PM, Christopher Baus wrote:
>> 1) Is it possible to set the status string when the client is
>> available?
> This is done the same way as setting the away status string - use the
> "message" attribute.
>> 2) Is it possible to receive messages with out XML/HTML markup
>> formatting?
> Not directly, but purple offers a utility function
> purple_markup_strip_html() which you may find helpful.
> Cheers,
> Evan

Excellent.  Both worked great.  I'm off and running.

I didn't quite get the key/value pair attributes when I looked at it the
status interface the first time, but suspect that is to abstract out
differences between the lower level protocols.  Correct?

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