Google Talk

Andreas Monitzer pidgin at
Tue May 22 19:58:21 EDT 2007

On May 23, 2007, at 01:33, Sean Egan wrote:

> That's not quite an idle presence, though. Surely we don't want to
> poll everyone on the list every minute.


>> > Additionally, it should be possible to define an idle state that  
>> only
>> > gets set if you're connected to a Google Talk server. This would  
>> make
>> > Google Talk users go 'idle' as other Google Talk users would  
>> expect.
>> That doesn't depend on the server, I got a few gmail-users on my non-
>> gmail roster, and a few non-gmail users on my gmail roster.
> Sure, but if you go 'away' on idle for every XMPP server, then we're
> just mirroring Google Talk's definition of the states, rather than
> adding Google Talk compatibility. I'm not necessarily opposed to this
> as I think Google Talk's mappings are resasonable.

Well, then you might want to switch to that system for pidgin for any  

> I intend to do it with XEP 115, which all Google clients support. I
> don't think any Google client supports 92.

Yes, XEP-0115 is a better choice.


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